noun puc·coon \(ˌ)pə-ˈkün\

Definition of puccoon

  1. 1 :  any of several American plants (as bloodroot) yielding a red or yellow pigment

  2. 2 :  a pigment from a puccoon

Origin and Etymology of puccoon

Virginia Algonquian poughkone

First Known Use: 1609

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