Definition of capon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

capon

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkeɪpɒn//
 
, BrE//ˈkeɪpən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkeɪpɑːn//
 
 
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a male chicken that has been castrated (= had part of its sex organs removed) and made fat for eating Word Origin late Old English: from Old French, based on Latin capo, capon-.
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