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rose comb

noun
1.
a low comb with rounded points and a rear-extending spike of some breeds of chickens, as Wyandotte.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • Studies on the relationship between fertility and the gene for rose comb in the domestic fowl.

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