Cockscomb

Definition of Cockscomb

Cocks´comb`   Pronunciation: kǒks´kōm`
n.1.See Coxcomb.
2.(Bot.) 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.

Related Words

Celosia argentea cristata, Celosia cristata, common cockscomb, herb, herbaceous plant
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