Chanticleer meaning

chăn'tĭ-klîr', shăn'-
A rooster.
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A rooster.
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(now rare) A rooster or cock.
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Origin of chanticleer

  • Middle English chauntecler from Old French chantecler the name of the rooster in the tale of Reynard the Fox chanter to sing chant cler clear clear
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French chantecler, the proper name of the cock in Reynard the Fox.
    From Wiktionary