A rooster with a bright red cockscomb.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- the red, fleshy growth on the head of a rooster
- an ornamental plant (Celosia cristata) of the amaranth family, with red or yellow flower heads somewhat like a rooster's crest
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- The comb of a rooster.
- The cap of a jester, decorated to resemble the comb of a rooster.
- An annual plant (Celosia cristata) widely cultivated for its showy, fan-shaped or plumelike clusters of red or yellow flowers. Also called celosia.
- Obsolete Variant of coxcomb.