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cos1

[kos, kaws] /kɒs, kɔs/
noun
1.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; after Kos, where it originated

cose

[kohs] /koʊs/
verb (used without object), cosed, cosing, noun
1.
coze.

Cos

[kos, kaws] /kɒs, kɔs/
noun
1.
Kos.
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British Dictionary definitions for coses'

cos1

/kɒs/
noun
1.
a variety of lettuce with a long slender head and crisp leaves Usual US and Canadian name romaine Compare cabbage lettuce
Word Origin
C17: named after Kos, the Aegean island of its origin

cos2

/kɒz/
abbreviation
1.
cosine

Cos

/kɒs/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Kos

COS

abbreviation
1.
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coses' in Science
cos  
Abbreviation of cosine
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Related Abbreviations for coses'

cos

cosine

COS

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COSE

Common Open Software Environment
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Encyclopedia Article for coses'

Cos

island off the southwestern coast of Turkey, the third largest of the Dodecanese Islands, Greece.

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