Usage Irish Mythology
Pronounced Pron. Kokran
Other Forms FormsCróchnat, Cróchnait
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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.