poon

1 of 2

noun

ˈpün
variants or poon tree
1
: any of several trees (genus Calophyllum) of the East Indies and the Pacific islands
especially : mastwood
2
: the hard light wood of poon used especially for masts and spars

poon

2 of 2
ˈpu̇n

chiefly Scottish variant of pound

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Malayalam punna

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“Poon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poon. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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