capon means: Castrated chicken is a term that refers to chicken that has been fed a specific diet for six to nine months before being slaughtered. Most consider this the finest chicken. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does capon mean?

  • Castrated rooster is delicious for its tender taste and delicate texture. Castrated chickens will become fattier, which in turn yields tender and juicy meat. Since most chickens are still young and very tender, this method is no longer used. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Castrated male chickens are those that have been raised young and want to increase the quality of their flesh. (in Merlin Dictionary)