tuckahoe

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noun tuck·a·hoe \ ˈtə-kə-ˌhō \

Definition of tuckahoe

1 :either of two arums (Peltandra virginica and Orontium aquaticum) of the U.S. with rootstocks used as food by American Indians
2 :the large edible sclerotium of a subterranean fungus (Poria cocos)

Origin and Etymology of tuckahoe

Virginia Algonquian tockawhoughe


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