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Cochin1

Syllabification: Co·chin
Pronunciation: /ˈkōCHin
 
/
Former name for Kochi.

Words that rhyme with Cochin

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Cochin2

Syllabification: Co·chin
Pronunciation: /ˈkōCHin, ˈkäCHin
 
/
(also Cochin China)

noun

A chicken of an Asian breed with feathery legs.
Example sentences
  • Numerous fowl of Asiatic origin came into Britain, often acquiring names which had little to do with their origins: Cochins may actually have come from Shanghai.

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