coonskin

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noun coon·skin \ˈkün-ˌskin\

Definition of coonskin

  1. 1 :  the skin or pelt of the raccoon

  2. 2 :  an article (as a cap or coat) made of coonskin

1818

First Known Use of coonskin

1818


COONSKIN Defined for English Language Learners

coonskin

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noun coon·skin \ˈkün-ˌskin\

Definition of coonskin for English Language Learners

  • : the skin and fur of a raccoon


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