[ kos, kaws ]
/ kɒs, kɔs /
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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of cos1
1690–1700; after Kos, where it originated
Definition for cos (2 of 4)
Trigonometry, Mathematics. cosine.
Definition for cos (3 of 4)
Definition for cos (4 of 4)
cash on shipment.
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British Dictionary definitions for cos (1 of 4)
/ (kɒs) /
a variety of lettuce with a long slender head and crisp leavesUsual US and Canadian name: romaine Compare cabbage lettuce
Word Origin for cos
C17: named after Kos, the Aegean island of its origin
British Dictionary definitions for cos (2 of 4)
/ (kɒz) /
British Dictionary definitions for cos (3 of 4)
/ (kɒs) /
a variant spelling of Kos
British Dictionary definitions for cos (4 of 4)
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Scientific definitions for cos
Abbreviation of cosine
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