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rooster

[ roo-ster ]
/ ˈru stər /
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noun

the male of domestic fowl and certain game birds; cock.
a representation of this bird, used as an emblem of the Democratic Party from 1842 to 1874.
Informal. a cocky person.

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Origin of rooster

First recorded in 1765–75; roost + -er1
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rooster
/ (ˈruːstə) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian the male of the domestic fowl; a cock
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