rose comb

noun

Definition of rose comb

  1. 1 :  a flat rather broad comb of a domestic fowl that has the upper surface studded with small tubercles and terminates posteriorly in a fleshy spike

  2. 2 :  a disorder of mushrooms in which the caps are much distorted and which is probably caused by chemical irritants (as oily sprays or heater fumes)

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Origin and Etymology of rose comb

2rose + comb


First Known Use: 1831


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