Cochin fowl

Cochin fowl
Cochin fowl Co"chin fowl`, (Zo["o]l.) A large variety of the domestic fowl, originally from Cochin China (Anam). [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cochin — n. [a shortened form of cochin china fowl.] an Asian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cochin — [kō′chin΄, käch′in] n. [after Cochin China, place of orig.] [also c ] any of an Asiatic breed of large domestic fowl with black, buff, white, or gray plumage and thickly feathered legs: also called Cochin China …   English World dictionary

  • cochin china — noun Asian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs • Syn: ↑cochin • Hypernyms: ↑domestic fowl, ↑fowl, ↑poultry * * * noun see cochin 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • cochin — /koh chin, koch in/, n. one of an Asian breed of chickens, resembling the Brahma but slightly smaller. [1850 55; short for Cochin China fowl] * * * ▪ India       town and major port on the Arabian Sea, west central Kerala state, southwestern… …   Universalium

  • cochin — n. (in full cochin china) 1 a fowl of an Asian breed with feathery legs. 2 this breed. Etymology: Cochin China in Vietnam …   Useful english dictionary

  • cochin — co•chin [[t]ˈkoʊ tʃɪn, ˈkɒtʃ ɪn[/t]] n. ahb. an Asian chicken, resembling the Brahma but slightly smaller • Etymology: 1850–55; short for Cochin China fowl …   From formal English to slang

  • cochin china — n. breed of large fowl developed in Asia with thick feathers and feathered legs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • domestic fowl — noun a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl • Syn: ↑fowl, ↑poultry • Derivationally related forms: ↑fowl (for: ↑fowl) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chicken — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fowl, cock, hen, pullet; fryer, broiler, capon; slang, coward (See cowardice). See birds, food. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A barnyard fowl] Syn. chick, hen, rooster, pullet, cock, cockerel, capon,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Barnevelder — The Barnevelder is a medium heavy breed of chicken named after the Dutch town of Barneveld.It is a cross of local Dutch chickens with Asian breeds such as the Brahma, Cochin, Croad Langshan and Malay. HistoryHans Schippers, the Dutch authority on …   Wikipedia

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