Definition of coontie
: any of several tropical American woody cycads (genus Zamia) whose roots and stems yield a starchy foodstuff —called also arrowroot
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Origin and Etymology of coontie
Creek (Florida dialect) kontí·
First Known Use: 1791See Words from the same year
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