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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. monster hatched by a reptile from a cock's egg; able to kill with a glance;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cockatrice \Cock"a*trice\ (-tr[imac]s; 277), n. [OF. cocatrice crocodile, F. cocatrix, cocatrice. The word is a corruption from the same source as E. crocodile, but was confused with cock the bird, F. coq, whence arose the fable that the animal was produced from a cock's egg. See Crocodile.] [1913 Webster] 1. A fabulous serpent whose breath and look were said to be fatal. See Basilisk. [1913 Webster] That bare vowel, I, shall poison more Than the death-darting eye of cockatrice. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) A representation of this serpent. It has the head, wings, and legs of a bird, and tail of a serpent. [1913 Webster] 3. (Script.) A venomous serpent which which cannot now be identified. [1913 Webster] The weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice's Note: [Rev. Ver. basilisk's] den. --Is. xi. 8. [1913 Webster] 4. Any venomous or deadly thing. [1913 Webster] This little cockatrice of a king. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cockatrice n 1: monster hatched by a reptile from a cock's egg; able to kill with a glance
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

130 Moby Thesaurus words for "cockatrice": Benedict Arnold, Brutus, Judas, Judas Iscariot, Quisling, achievement, alerion, animal charge, annulet, archtraitor, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, betrayer, billet, blazon, blazonry, bordure, broad arrow, cadency mark, canton, chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, coat of arms, conniver, conspirator, conspirer, coronet, crescent, crest, cross, cross moline, crown, device, difference, differencing, double agent, double-crosser, double-dealer, eagle, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon, falcon, fess, fess point, field, file, flanch, fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, griffin, gules, gyron, hatchment, helmet, heraldic device, honor point, impalement, impaling, inescutcheon, informer, intrigant, intriguer, label, lion, lozenge, machinator, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, metal, motto, mullet, nombril point, octofoil, or, ordinary, orle, pale, paly, pean, pheon, plotter, purpure, quarter, quartering, quisling, rat, rose, sable, saltire, schemer, scutcheon, serpent, shield, snake, spread eagle, subordinary, tenne, timeserver, tincture, torse, traitor, treasonist, tressure, trimmer, turncoat, unicorn, vair, vert, wreath, yale
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Cockatrice the mediaeval name (a corruption of "crocodile") of a fabulous serpent supposed to be produced from a cock's egg. It is generally supposed to denote the cerastes, or "horned viper," a very poisonous serpent about a foot long. Others think it to be the yellow viper (Daboia xanthina), one of the most dangerous vipers, from its size and its nocturnal habits (Isa. 11:8; 14:29; 59:5; Jer. 8:17; in all which the Revised Version renders the Hebrew _tziph'oni_ by "basilisk"). In Prov. 23:32 the Hebrew _tzeph'a_ is rendered both in the Authorized Version and the Revised Version by "adder;" margin of Revised Version "basilisk," and of Authorized Version "cockatrice."