Cockscomb Definition

kŏkskōm
noun
The red, fleshy growth on the head of a rooster.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
The cap of a jester, decorated to resemble the comb of a rooster.
American Heritage
An ornamental plant (Celosia cristata) of the amaranth family, with red or yellow flower heads somewhat suggestive of a rooster's crest.
Webster's New World

(archaic) A conceited dandy.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
Celosia argentea cristataCelosia cristatacommon cockscombcoxcombcomb
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Other Word Forms of Cockscomb

Noun

Singular:
cockscomb
Plural:
cockscombs

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