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cockscomb (n.)

c. 1400, "comb or crest of a cock," from possessive of cock (n.1) + comb (n.). Meaning "cap worn by a professional fool" is from 1560s; hence "conceited fool" (1560s), a sense passing into the derivative coxcomb. As a plant name, from 1570s.

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Definitions of cockscomb

cockscomb (n.)
garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers;
Synonyms: common cockscomb / Celosia cristata / Celosia argentea cristata
cockscomb (n.)
a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments;
Synonyms: coxcomb
cockscomb (n.)
a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red;
Synonyms: coxcomb
cockscomb (n.)
the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds;
Synonyms: comb / coxcomb
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