cockerel

noun cock·er·el \ ˈkä-k(ə-)rəl \

Definition of cockerel

: a young male of the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus)

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Origin and Etymology of cockerel

Middle English cokerelle, from Anglo-French cokerel, diminutive of coc


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  • : a young male chicken


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