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
First Known Use: 1612See Words from the same year
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