Usage Irish Mythology
Pronounced Pron. Kokran [key]
Other Forms FormsCróchnat, Cróchnait
Perhaps from Cróchnait, which was derived from Irish cróch "saffron, red" (from Latin crocus) combined with a diminutive suffix. In the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology Cochrann is a daughter of Cathaír Mór, king of Leinster, and the mother of DIARMAID and OSCAR; in ballads the character is known as Cróchnat.