caponette

/kay'peuh net"/, n.
a capon produced by the administration of a synthetic sex hormone. Also called capette.
[CAPON + -ETTE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • caponette — ca·pon·ette …   English syllables

  • caponette — …   Useful english dictionary

  • capette — (ˈ)kā|pet noun ( s) Etymology: capon + ette : caponette * * * /kay pet /, n. caponette. [CAP(ON) + ETTE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • capette — /kay pet /, n. caponette. [CAP(ON) + ETTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hormonize — ˈhȯ(r)ˌmōˌnīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: hormone + ize : to treat with a hormone; specifically : to castrate chemically compare caponette …   Useful english dictionary

  • caponet — noun see caponette …   Useful english dictionary

  • ca´pon|i|za´tion — ca|pon|ize «KAY puh nyz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. to make (a young male chicken) into a capon or caponette: »About four years ago there was a “flurry” of concern about hormone injections used to caponize male chickens (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ca|pon|ize — «KAY puh nyz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. to make (a young male chicken) into a capon or caponette: »About four years ago there was a “flurry” of concern about hormone injections used to caponize male chickens (Wall Street Journal). ╂[<… …   Useful english dictionary

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