noun \pə-ˈtēn, -ˈchēn, -ˈtyēn, -ˈthēn\

Definition of POTEEN

:  whiskey illicitly distilled in Ireland

Variants of POTEEN

po·teen also po·theen \pə-ˈtēn, -ˈchēn, -ˈtyēn, -ˈthēn\

Origin of POTEEN

Irish poitín, literally, small pot, diminutive of pota pot
First Known Use: 1812


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