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buccan

transitive verb buc·can \(ˌ)bəˈkan, ˈbəkən\
variants: or

bucan

or

boucan

\(ˈ)bü¦kan, -kän\

Definition of buccan

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to expose (meat) in strips to fire and smoke upon a buccan

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Origin and Etymology of buccan

borrowed from Middle French boucaner, verbal derivative of boucan “wooden frame for roasting or smoking meat” — more at 2buccan


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buccan

noun buc·can \"\
variants: or

bucan

or

boucan

\"\

Definition of buccan

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a wooden frame or grid for roasting, smoking, or drying meat over fire

  2. 2 :  buccaned meat

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Origin and Etymology of buccan

borrowed from French, going back to Middle French, borrowed from Tupi mokaʔẽ́, mbokaʔẽ́, from mo-, mbo-, causative marker + kaʔẽ “to be roasted, dried”


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