Chanticleer Definition

chăntĭ-klîr, shăn-
noun
A rooster.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Chanticleer

Noun

Singular:
chanticleer
Plural:
chanticleers

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

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