chanticleer

noun
chan·​ti·​cleer | \ ˌchan-tə-ˈklir How to pronounce chanticleer (audio) , ˌshan-\

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The Chanticleers are 30-16-1 and 16-7-1 in conference, second in the Sun Belt East. Star-telegram, star-telegram.com, "No. 23 UTA Mavericks complete road sweep, host Coastal Carolina next," 7 May 2017

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First Known Use of chanticleer

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chanticleer

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

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