Translation of cockscomb in Spanish:

cockscomb

cresta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑkskoʊm//ˈkɒkskəʊm/

noun

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    Zoology
    (on cock)
    cresta feminine
    • 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.
    • Joe - black skullcap, five red spikes sprouting like a deranged cockscomb from ear to ear - had spent the night at Sam's house.
    • This pie would be one containing especially fine titbits such as cockscombs and sweetbreads.
    • The museum owns two masks, which are similar to the present example; they are adorned with a cockscomb and horns but no chameleons.
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    Botany
    moco de pavo masculine
    • Plant hot weather annuals such as cockscomb, Madagascar periwinkle, portulaca, and annual salvias.
    • Flower stands are jam-packed with summer's best bouquets: dahlias, daisies, cockscombs and especially lilies of all sorts in mouth-watering colors.
    • 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.
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