capon

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noun ca·pon \ ˈkā-ˌpän , -pən \

Definition of capon

:a castrated male chicken

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Origin and Etymology 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


CAPON Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of capon for English Language Learners

  • : a male chicken whose sex organs have been removed


CAPON Defined for Kids

capon

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noun ca·pon \ ˈkā-ˌpän \

Definition of capon for Students

:a castrated male chicken

Medical Dictionary

capon

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noun ca·pon \ ˈkā-ˌpän, -pən \

medical Definition of capon

:a castrated male chicken


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