MEANING: adjective: Of orangish-red or reddish-orange color.
noun: Such a color.

ETYMOLOGY: From French coquelicot (red poppy), from its resemblance to the crest of a rooster, from coq (rooster). Earliest documented use: 1795. Also see, coxcomb.

COQUELICOST - How much do you want for that scallop shell?

CO-QUELLCOT - it took both of us together to subdue that tent sleeper

COQUELI-CAT - like a calico, but less so