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- a low comb with rounded points and a rear-extending spike of some breeds of chickens, as Wyandotte.
Origin of rose comb
First recorded in 1840–50
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for rose comb
The rose-comb is preferable, and the beak and legs should be light and clear.
The comb on the head of the Barred Dominique is of the type known as the rose-comb, having many rows of slight projections.