Cockerel
Cockerel \Cock"er*el\, n. [Prob. a double dim. of cock.] A young cock. [1913 Webster]

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  • cockerel — young cock, mid 15c. (late 12c. as a surname), apparently a dim. of COCK (Cf. cock) (n.1). Despite the form, no evidence that it is from French …   Etymology dictionary

  • cockerel — ► NOUN ▪ a young domestic cock …   English terms dictionary

  • cockerel — [käk′ər əl] n. [dim. of COCK1] a young rooster, less than a year old …   English World dictionary

  • cockerel — UK [ˈkɒk(ə)rəl] / US [ˈkɑkrəl] noun [countable] Word forms cockerel : singular cockerel plural cockerels a young cock (= male chicken) …   English dictionary

  • cockerel — [[t]kɒ̱kərəl[/t]] cockerels N COUNT A cockerel is a young male chicken. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • cockerel — Viduržemio jūros smaridė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Spicara maena angl. blotched pickarel; cockerel rus. мендола; обыкновенная мена; средиземноморская смарида ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • cockerel — noun Etymology: Middle English cokerelle, from Anglo French cokerel, diminutive of coc Date: 15th century a young male of the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cockerel — /kok euhr euhl, kok reuhl/, n. a young domestic cock. [1400 50; late ME cokerelle. See COCK1, REL] * * * …   Universalium

  • cockerel — noun A young male chicken. See Also: cock …   Wiktionary

  • cockerel — cock|e|rel [ˈkɔkərəl US ˈka: ] n [Date: 1400 1500; : French dialect; Origin: kokerel, from Old French coc; COCKADE] a young male chicken …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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