Cochin

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noun Co·chin \ˈkō-chin\

Definition of Cochin

  1. :  any of an Asian breed of large domestic chickens with thick plumage, small wings and tail, and densely feathered legs and feet —called also Cochin China

Origin and Etymology of cochin

Cochin China, part of French Indochina


First Known Use: 1853


Cochin

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geographical name Co·chin \kō-ˈchin\

Definition of Cochin

  1. region SW India in Kerala on Malabar Coast — see travancore


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