Definition of cockatrice in English:

cockatrice

Pronunciation /ˈkäkətrəs/ /ˈkɑkətrəs/

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noun

another term for basilisk (sense 1)
  • ‘Should you ever even think you see a basilisk or cockatrice, shut your eyes immediately and change the view to something else.’

Origin

Late Middle English from Old French cocatris, from Latin calcatrix ‘tracker’ (from calcare ‘to tread or track’), translating Greek ikhneumōn (see ichneumon).