There are 3 definitions of cos in English:

cos1

Syllabification: cos
Pronunciation: /käs, kôs
 
/
(also cos lettuce)

noun

  • another term for romaine.
    More example sentences
    • Dill pickles, a bit of cos lettuce, slithers of Parmesan - that's all you need.
    • Tear basil, mint, coriander, parsley and cos and place in a large salad or mixing bowl.
    • The cold entrées were Smoked Chicken Caesar Salad, with cos lettuce and croutons dressed with shaved Parmesan cheese, and Avocado, Pancetta and Stilton Salad on a bed of mixed leaves with baby spinach.

Origin

late 17th century: named after the Aegean island of Cos, where it originated.

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 3 definitions of cos in English:

cos2

Syllabification: cos
Pronunciation: /
 
käs/

abbreviation

  • Cosine.

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There are 3 definitions of cos in English:

cos3

Line breaks: cos
Pronunciation: /kɒz, kəz/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also 'cos or coz)

conjunction

British informal

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