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noun chan·ti·cleer \ˌchan-tə-ˈklir, ˌshan-\

Definition of chanticleer

  1. :  rooster

Origin and Etymology of chanticleer

Middle English Chantecleer, rooster in verse narratives, from Old French Chantecler, rooster in the Roman de Renart

First Known Use: 14th century

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