puccoon

noun
puc·​coon | \(ˌ)pə-ˈkün \

Definition of puccoon 

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

2 : a pigment from a puccoon

First Known Use of puccoon

1609, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for puccoon

Virginia Algonquian poughkone

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