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1loon

noun \ˈlün\

Definition of LOON

1
:  lout, idler
2
chiefly Scottish :  boy
3
a :  a crazy person
b :  simpleton

Origin of LOON

Middle English loun
First Known Use: 15th century

2loon

noun

Definition of LOON

:  any of several large birds (genus Gavia of the family Gaviidae) of Holarctic regions that feed on fish by diving and have their legs placed far back under the body for optimal locomotion underwater

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Origin of LOON

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse lōmr loon
First Known Use: 1634

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