coon

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noun \ˈkün\

Definition of coon

  1. 1 :  raccoon

  2. 2 offensive —used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a black person

1742

First Known Use of coon

1742



COON Defined for Kids

coon

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noun \ˈkün\

Definition of coon for Students

  1. :  raccoon

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