[krab-pluhv-er, -ploh-ver] /ˈkræbˌplʌv ər, -ˌploʊ vər/
a black and white wading bird, Dromas ardeola, of the northern and western shores of the Indian Ocean.
[koks] /kɒks/ Informal. noun 1. . verb (used with object) 2. to act as to (a boat). /kɒks/ noun 1. a coxswain, esp of a racing eight or four verb 2. to act as coxswain of (a boat) /kɒks/ noun 1. David. 1783–1859, English landscape painter surname, from early 16c., earlier Cocks (c.1300), in many […]
- Crab rangoon
noun a type of deep-fried Asian dumpling stuffed with cream cheese, crab meat, and seasoning in wonton wrappers Examples It is speculated that crab Rangoon may have been “created” in the 1950s by the Polynesian-style restaurant Trader Vic’s. Word Origin 1904 Usage Note cooking
[koks-kohm-ree] /ˈkɒksˌkoʊm ri/ noun, plural coxcombries. 1. the manners or behavior of a . 2. a foppish trait. /ˈkɒksˌkəʊmrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. conceited arrogance or foppishness
[koks-kohm] /ˈkɒksˌkoʊm/ noun 1. a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop. 2. Archaic. head; pate. 3. Obsolete. (def 2). /ˈkɒksˌkəʊm/ noun 1. a variant spelling of cockscomb 2. (archaic) a foppish man 3. (obsolete) the cap, resembling a cock’s comb, worn by a jester n. 1570s, from cokkes comb (1560s, see cockscomb).