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



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 Originlate Old English: from Old French, based on Latin capo, capon-.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: capon