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capon

noun ca·pon \ˈkā-ˌpän, -pən\

: a male chicken whose sex organs have been removed

Full Definition of CAPON

:  a castrated male chicken

Origin of CAPON

Middle English, from Old English capūn, probably from Old French capon, chapun, from Latin capon-, capo; akin to Lithuanian kapoti to mince, Greek koptein to cut
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with CAPON

CAPON Defined for Kids

capon

noun ca·pon \ˈkā-ˌpän\

Definition of CAPON for Kids

:  a castrated male chicken
Medical Dictionary

capon

noun ca·pon \ˈkā-ˌpän, -pən\

Medical Definition of CAPON

:  a castrated male chicken

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