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Definition of cockscomb:

  1. A plant ( Celosia cristata), of many varieties, cultivated for its broad, fantastic spikes of brilliant flowers; - sometimes called garden cockscomb. Also the Pedicularis, or lousewort, the Rhinanthus Crista- galli, and the Onobrychis Crista- galli.
  2. See Coxcomb.

Synonyms:

breast, collar, combing, Celosia cristata, beak, celosia argentea cristata, bill, coxcomb, comb, down, common cockscomb, feather, gizzard, crest.

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