cockscomb


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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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Cockscomb plants exhibiting the typical symptoms of collar rot were collected from different locations in the University of Agriculture Faisalabad i.
Over the years, Oliver's supply of seeds for the red-headed cockscomb dwindled.
COCKSCOMB were crowned overall champions of the Filipino Club Tenpin Bowlers Monday Mixed League.
Just plain loony fun in the over-the-top cartoony outfits clearly designating certain role archetypes, from the wicked stepmother to the innocent ingenue to a young cockscomb of a suitor.
The reverend's mohawk spreads out like a rooster's cockscomb, getting him second looks and money for food every now and then.
For lunch today there was egg soup with lemon juice and broth, cockscomb, a marrow bone, chicken fried in breadcrumbs, jelly, apricots, bread, and fennel comfits.
And is you get tired of touring the ruins, you can go in search of exotic wildlife at the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve in Belize, home to the world's highest density of jaguars, or go diving on the country's extensive barrier reef.
To wit, the first scene ended as music stands, scores, and even the upright piano ascended toward the flies and dangled distractingly for the rest of the play (one sensed throughout that some poor actor was in perpetual danger of having his cockscomb bloodied).
Cempasuchil or yellow marigolds and other flowers such as the purple Mano de Leon or cockscomb are sold in the markets for decorating altars and gravesites.
I am lucky because I can see and paint Crib Coch through all the seasons, in the summer, when the winter storms rage around the cockscomb ridge and even when the driving rain brings mystery to the land
Cockscomb chalcopyrite often projected into the inner voids.
Other activities could include a tour of The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary--the world's only jaguar preserve, where more than 200 nocturnal jaguars roam freely.
There are 40 jaguars in Cockscomb Reserve, in Belize, where 350 species of birds caw and chatter in 150,000 acres of jungle, topped by giant mahogany trees.
These include Belize's 100,000-acre Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, the only preserve created to protect jaguars.
The sticheid-pholid group included fish from a variety of families: three spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus), snake prickleback (Lumpenus sagitta), high cockscomb (Anoplarchus purpurescens), wattled eelpout (Lycodes palearis), Pacific sandfish (Trichodon trichodon), and saddleback gunnel (Pholis ornata).