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Celosia cristata is the well known Cockscomb, having combs or heads of scarlet, crimson, rose and yellow.The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn
Getting tired, I took out my sketch-book and drew Lubuga, the pet, which amused the king immensely as he recognised her cockscomb.The Discovery of the Source of the Nile|John Hanning Speke
His hair was cut short, with the exception of a ridge on the top which ran stem to stern, like a cockscomb.Great African Travellers|W.H.G. Kingston
If an unmodified Celosia could be got, it would be well to test with the modified cockscomb.More Letters of Charles Darwin|Charles Darwin
The wild cockscomb (Amaranthus Cruentus) also furnished a portion of their supply.The Cliff Climbers|Captain Mayne Reid