Definition of Rooster

1. Noun. Adult male chicken.

Exact synonyms: Cock
Generic synonyms: Chicken, Gallus Gallus
Specialized synonyms: Cockerel



Definition of Rooster

1. n. The male of the domestic fowl; a cock.

Definition of Rooster

1. Noun. A male domestic fowl, ''Gallus gallus''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rooster

1. a male chicken [n -S]

Medical Definition of Rooster

1. The male of the domestic fowl; a cock. "Nor, when they [the Skinners and Cow Boys] wrung the neck of a rooster, did they trouble their heads whether he crowed for Congress or King George." (W. Irving) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rooster

roorbacks
roos
roosa
roosas
roose
roosed
rooser
roosers
rooses
rooseveltite
roosing
roost
roostcock
roostcocks
roosted
rooster (current term)
rooster booster
roosters
roostertail
roostertailed
roostertailing
roostertails
roosting
roosts
root
root-fallen
root-noun
root about
root abscess
root amputation

Literary usage of Rooster

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1. Primitive Love and Love-stories by Henry Theophilus Finck (1899)
"THE GALLANT rooster The dictionary makers derive the word gallant from all sorts ... Why not derive if from the Latin gallus, rooster? A rooster combines in ..."

2. Here and Now Story Book: Two-to Seven Year Olds; Experimental Stories by Lucy Sprague Mitchell (1921)
"The rooster he goes "cock a doodle doo! You want me and I want you, ... The little hen goes "cut cut cut," The rooster he steps with a funny little strut, ..."

3. Here and Now Story Book: Two-to Seven Year Olds; Experimental Stories by Lucy Sprague Mitchell (1921)
"THE LITTLE HEN AND THE rooster The little hen goes "cut cut cut." The rooster he goes "cock a doodle doo ! You want me and I want you, But I'm up here and ..."

4. University of California Publications in Education by University of California (1868-1952) (1920)
"SÍ t^ "== -2 If the rooster crows in the door, it is the sign the minister is coming If a rooster stands on the doorstep and crows before breakfast, ..."

5. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"rooster—contd. 1842 The rooster as a pictorial sign of Democratic victory ; also the " Old ... 1844 Balanced on one leg, there stands the same old rooster, ..."

6. Mazama: A Record of Mountaineering in the Pacific Northwest by Or Mazamas (Portland, Mazamas (Portland, Or.) (1907)
"rooster Rock, that interesting point on the banks of the Columbia River a short ... rooster Rock has long been of interest to Mazamas on account of the ..."

7. The Cambrian (1898)
"A JAPANESE rooster The National museum at Washington has just received an example of ... The fowl in question is a rooster. This rooster probably would not ..."

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