Definition of chanticleer in English:

chanticleer

noun

literary
  • A name given to a rooster, especially in fairy tales.

    • ‘I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up.’
    • ‘The chanticleer has scratched the eyes of night.’
    rooster, cockerel, male fowl, capon
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French Chantecler, the name of the cock in the fable Reynard the Fox, from chanter ‘sing, crow’ (see chant) + cler ‘clear’.

Pronunciation

chanticleer

/ˈCHantəˌkli(ə)r/