cockerel

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noun cock·er·el \ˈkä-k(ə-)rəl\

Definition of cockerel

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

Origin and Etymology of cockerel

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


First Known Use: 15th century


COCKEREL Defined for English Language Learners

cockerel

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Definition of cockerel for English Language Learners

  • : a young male chicken


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