coon

noun

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2
offensive
used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a Black person

Word History

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of coon was in 1742

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“Coon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coon. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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coon

noun
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