From Anglo-Norman capon, from Old Northern French capon (Old French chapon) and Old English capūn, both from Latin capo, caponem.
capon (plural capons)
- A cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table.
a cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table
capon (third-person singular simple present capons, present participle caponing, simple past and past participle caponed)
- (transitive) To castrate; to make a capon of.
capon m (plural caponi) or capon m (plural capuni)