English to Afrikaans Meaning :: cockscomb

Cockscomb :
- hanekamcockscombs

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Noun(1) garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers(2) a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments(3) a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red(4) the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds

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(1) The museum owns two masks, which are similar to the present example; they are adorned with a cockscomb and horns but no chameleons.(2) Plant hot weather annuals such as cockscomb , Madagascar periwinkle, portulaca, and annual salvias.(3) Covered in dried flowers - such as cockscomb , bells of Ireland, and gomphrena - these wreaths pack visual punch on the front door or over the mantel.(4) Joe - black skullcap, five red spikes sprouting like a deranged cockscomb from ear to ear - had spent the night at Sam's house.(5) The chef's favorite offal product, tripe, graces the menu, as do rubbery coxcombs (braised, with green chilies), and sweetbreads fried like chicken in a crunchy, salty batter.(6) Flower stands are jam-packed with summer's best bouquets: dahlias, daisies, cockscombs and especially lilies of all sorts in mouth-watering colors.(7) This pie would be one containing especially fine titbits such as cockscombs and sweetbreads.
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1. coxcomb ::
Different Forms
cockscomb, cockscombs
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