Definition of Cochin

1. Noun. Asian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs.

Exact synonyms: Cochin China
Generic synonyms: Domestic Fowl, Fowl, Poultry



Definition of Cochin

1. Noun. (alternative form of Kochi) (city in India) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cochin

1. a large domestic chicken [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochin

cochairman
cochairmen
cochairperson
cochairpersons
cochairs
cochairwoman
cochairwomen
cochampion
cochampions
cochannel
cochaperone
cochaperones
cochaperonin
cochaperonins
coches
cochin (current term)
cochin china
cochineal
cochineal fig
cochineal figs
cochineal insect
cochineals
cochins
cochlea
cochleae
cochlear
cochlear aqueduct
cochlear area
cochlear branch of labyrinthine artery
cochlear canal

Literary usage of Cochin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"cochin contains a total area of 1361 square miles, and a population, ... cochin consists for the most part of a maritime lowland hemmed in between the sea ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Hence the reputation of cochin coco-nut oil for best quality has been ... This oil is not of such high quality as cochin oil, owing mainly to the want of ..."

3. A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar in the Beginning of by Duarte Barbosa (1866)
"In this fortress and town of cochin there is much machinery and apparatus ... This King of cochin has but a small country, and he was not a king before the ..."

4. French Engravers and Draughtsmen of the XVIIIth Century by Emilia Francis Strong Dilke (1902)
"cochin Portrait par M. De Saint-Aubin. JJ Caffieri, Sculpteur du Roi. D'après Nicolas). M. cochin. Les deux Estampes sont faites d'après les Dessins de M. ..."

5. Instructions and Methods Regarding Learning and Writing Bengali Language and by Edmund Saul Dixon, Nathan Brown, Art ancien S.A., Walter Taylor Field, Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.), Jyotish Chandra Ghose (1848)
"THE cochin-CHINA FOWL. WHETHER the breed now under consideration did really come from cochin-China ... My own cochin-China Fowls, obtained from the Messrs. ..."

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