cockscomb


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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

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

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Following the result, Cockscomb improved to 29 victories atop group one.
Ostro reports that the number and variety of prey animals in the Cockscomb Basin has risen since the park was created in 1984.
With the result, Cockscomb tied Delphinium on the group table.
On one side: the 11,000-acre Sittee River Wildlife Reserve; on the other, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary - the world's only jaguar preserve.
TEAM Cockscomb defeated Team Carnation 3-1 (3,140-3,018) to forge a three-way tie atop the standings in the Filipino Club Tenpin Bowlers Monday Mixed League at Funland Centre.
The goal is near when a clearing exposes 10,900-foot Unicorn Peak and 11,065-foot Cockscomb to the southwest.
The road runs through the heart of the Grand Staircase, hugging a south-to-north sandstone formation called the Cockscomb to the east, and passing hidden gems such as Hackberry Canyon to the west.
One, the 108,000-acre Cockscomb Basin Forest Preserve, is the only refuge set aside for jaguars, the New World's largest cat.
Carnation defeated Team Daffodil 3,137-2,899 led by the 691 series of JM Villanueva; while Anemone took down former leaders Team Cockscomb 3,087-3,010 with Onofore Gundran registering a scintillating 710 total.
She carried a bouquet of tightly arranged pink nerine lilies and red cockscomb.
They carried bouquets of green hydrangeas, orchids, and deep colored cockscomb wrapped in galax leaves.
s 14-day Christmas Adventures in Belize tour, which includes ocean kayaking and snorkeling at Glovers Reef National Marine Park, river travel in the Manatee Rainforest and Lagoons, mountain biking in the Cockscomb Jaguar Reserve and four days at the Mayan ruins at Tikal.
As early in the month as possible, set out cockscomb, firebush, globe amaranth, Madagascar periwinkle, portulaca, purslane, salvia, and zinnia.
She carried a cream and white freeform-style bouquet with a mixture of pink tulips, roses, hypericum, and cockscomb.
If you act early in the month, you can probably get away with planting cockscomb, firebush, globe amaranth, Madagascar periwinkle, portulaca, purslane, salvia, starflower, and zinnia.