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chanticleer

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

Definition of chanticleer

  1. :  rooster



Origin 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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