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The cockscombs are edible and ornamental plants named for their brightly colored flower heads, comprising the genus Celosia of the family Amaranthaceae (subfamily Amaranthoideae). They are similar in appearance and uses to the amaranths. Silver cockscomb is grown as a leaf vegetable and pseudo-cereal, especially in West and Central Africa and Southeast Asia. It is also the most important...
- One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
- A social bee.