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Definition 1: the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for cockscomb in the sense of this definition

(cockscomb is a kind of ...) a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal

(... is part of cockscomb) heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds

Definition 2: a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cockscomb in the sense of this definition

(cockscomb is a kind of ...) a tight-fitting headdress

Definition 3: a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for cockscomb in the sense of this definition

(cockscomb is a kind of ...) a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Definition 4: garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for cockscomb in the sense of this definition

(cockscomb is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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