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coccus a sphere-shaped bacterium.
coccyx the small triangular bone at the lower end of the spinal column, consisting of several fused vertebrae.
cochair combined form of chair.
cochairman combined form of chairman.
cochairperson combined form of chairperson.
cochairwoman combined form of chairwoman.
cochampion combined form of champion.
cochin one of a large Asiatic breed of domestic fowl with thickly feathered legs.
cochineal a bright red dye made from the bodies of female scale insects.
cochineal insect any of a family of tropical insects that feeds on certain cactuses, esp. in Mexico, the female of which is the source of a brilliant red dye.
cochlea a spiral tube in the inner ear of most mammals, containing the endings of nerves that register sound in the brain.
cochleate shaped or twisted in a spiral, like a snail shell.
cock1 the adult male of a chicken or other fowl; rooster. [8 definitions]
cock2 to tilt to one side or turn up, esp. jauntily, alertly, or expectantly. [2 definitions]
cock3 a cone-shaped stack of hay, straw, or the like. [2 definitions]
cockade a rosette or knot of ribbon worn esp. on a hat as a badge of rank, office, or the like.
cock-a-doodle-doo a representation or imitation of the cry of a rooster.
cockalorum a small self-important or boastful man. [2 definitions]
cockamamie (slang) ridiculous; pointless; valueless.
cock-and-bull story an improbable, absurd, or unlikely story.
cockateel a small parrot with a gray body and a prominent, sometimes yellow crest, often kept as a pet.