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

noun

Another term for romaine.
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.

Words that rhyme with cos

across, boss, Bros, cross, crosse, doss, dross, emboss, en brosse, floss, fosse, gloss, Goss, joss, Kos, lacrosse, loss, moss, MS-DOS, Ross, tossbecause, Boz, Oz, Ros, Roz, schnozz, was

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Syllabification: cos
Pronunciation: /käs
 
/

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cos3

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Pronunciation: /kɒz, kəz/

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(also 'cos or coz)

conjunction

British informal
Short for because.

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