coonskin

noun coon·skin \ ˈkün-ˌskin \

Definition of coonskin

1 : the skin or pelt of the raccoon
2 : an article (such as a cap or coat) made of coonskin

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First Known Use of coonskin

1818

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : the skin and fur of a raccoon


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