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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cocks·comb /ˈkɑksˌkom/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cocks·comb n.
 1. See Coxcomb.
 2. Bot. A plant (Celosia cristata), of many varieties, cultivated for its broad, fantastic spikes of brilliant flowers; -- sometimes called garden cockscomb. Also the Pedicularis, or lousewort, the Rhinanthus Crista-galli, and the Onobrychis Crista-galli.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow
           flowers [syn: common cockscomb, Celosia cristata, Celosia
           argentea cristata]
      2: a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own
         accomplishments [syn: coxcomb]
      3: a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red
         [syn: coxcomb]
      4: the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and
         other gallinaceous birds [syn: comb, coxcomb]