A colorful cockerel.
cockerel definition by Webster's New World
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a young rooster, less than a year old
Origin: diminutive of cock
cockerel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A young rooster.
Origin: Middle English cokerel, diminutive of cok, cock; see cock1.