Cochin

noun
Co·​chin | \ ˈkō-chin How to pronounce Cochin (audio) \

Definition of Cochin

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

Cochin

geographical name
Co·​chin | \ kō-ˈchin How to pronounce Cochin (audio) , ˈkō-ˌchin \

Definition of Cochin (Entry 2 of 2)

region of southwestern India in the state of Kerala on the Malabar Coast — see travancore

First Known Use of Cochin

Noun

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cochin

Noun

Cochin China, part of French Indochina

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“Cochin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cochin. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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