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A male chicken castrated when young to improve the quality of its flesh for food.
[Middle English capoun, from Old English capūn and from Old French capon, both from Latin cāpō, cāpōn-.]
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(Agriculture) a castrated cock fowl fattened for eating
[Old English capun, from Latin cāpō capon; related to Greek koptein to cut off]
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ca•pon(ˈkeɪ pɒn, -pən)
a castrated male chicken.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English capun < Latin capōn-]
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|Noun||1.||capon - flesh of a castrated male chicken|
|2.||capon - castrated male chicken|
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capon[ˈkeɪpən] N → capón m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
capon[ˈkeɪpən] n → chapon m
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n → Kapaun m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
capon[ˈkeɪpən] n → cappone m
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