Cochin meaning

kōchĭn
A former kingdom of southern India on the Malabar Coast of the Arabian Sea. Rising to regional prominence after the 12th century, the kingdom fell under European domination beginning in the 16th century.
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A large domestic chicken of a breed developed in Asia, having thickly feathered legs.
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Any of an Asian breed of large domestic fowl with black, buff, white, or gray plumage and thickly feathered legs.
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Alternative form of Kochi. (city in India)
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Origin of cochin

  • Ultimately from Portuguese Cochim from Malayalam Kocci Kochi

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After Cochin China

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition