debeak

verb
de·​beak | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈbēk How to pronounce debeak (audio) \
debeaked; debeaking; debeaks

Definition of debeak

transitive verb

: to remove the tip of the upper mandible of (a bird, such as a chicken) to prevent cannibalism and fighting

First Known Use of debeak

1937, in the meaning defined above

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