cockscomb

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noun cocks·comb \ˈkäks-ˌkōm\

Definition of cockscomb

  1. 1 :  coxcomb

  2. 2 :  a garden plant (Celosia cristata) of the amaranth family grown for its flowers

1534

First Known Use of cockscomb

1534

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