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  • noun

Synonyms for cockscomb

garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers

a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments

a cap worn by court jesters


Related Words

the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds

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Place cockscombs in one saucepan and duck tongues in the other.
from heat, cool to room temperature, then drain cockscombs and tongues
The surprise contents, only partly filling the thin outer covering made from lentil flour and fine-grained breadcrumbs, were the intelligently cooked, mince-like cockscombs.
Celosias are annual flowers known commonly as cockscombs.
The garish red of the cockscombs, the raw organs, the blood, and the evocative stench coming off them are as shocking as the scenes of killings perpetrated by the warring sides.
Chef Nusser mixes classic dishes from his fishing village in Spain with a range of adventurous dishes, from cockscombs to pig's feet.