any plant of the genus Celosia, having small, usually red or yellowish flowers in dense, crested or plumelike spikes.
Compare cockscomb (def 3).
See cockscomb (sense 2)
closed ecological life support system controlled environment life support system
an ax of stone or metal without perforations or grooves, for hafting. Celtic (def 1). a member of an Indo-European people now represented chiefly by the Irish, Gaels, Welsh, and Bretons. Celtic. Historical Examples noun (archaeol) a stone or metal axelike instrument with a bevelled edge noun a person who speaks a Celtic language a […]
noun a member of a Celtic people (Celtiberi) who inhabited the Iberian peninsula during classical times the extinct language of this people, possibly belonging to the Celtic branch of the Indo-European family, recorded in a number of inscriptions Historical Examples
a cross shaped like a Latin cross and having a ring that intersects each segment of the shaft and crossbar at a point equidistant from their junction. noun a Latin cross with a broad ring surrounding the point of intersection