cowish

cowish

(ˈkaʊɪʃ)
n
(Plants) the common name for Peucedanum Cous, an umbelliferous plant with an edible tuberous root found in North America

cowish

(ˈkaʊɪʃ)
adj
timorous; having the nature of a cow
References in classic literature ?
The cowish, also, or biscuit root, about the size of a walnut, which they reduce to a very palatable flour; together with the jackap, aisish, quako, and others; which they cook by steaming them in the ground.
And yet, if you have some tricky, cowish sort of animal, then he's the man to have on your side.
People who want to open up debate on all kinds of things get very sacred cowish about other things that might need revision.