Definition of 'coxcomb'
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Some creature that looked like a feathered lizard, its coxcomb yellow and black, scuttled into view, and out again. COLDHEART CANYON (2001)Beneath the limp coxcomb its swollen eyes stared at Dr Barbara, as if recognizing her for the first time. RUSHING TO PARADISE (2001)The feathered reptile lowered its coxcomb as she crossed the ground, and slunk away, disappearing into a crack between two boulders. COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
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Definition of coxcomb from the Collins English Dictionary
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