coonskin
noun Date: 1818 1. the skin or pelt of the raccoon 2. an article (as a cap or coat) made of coonskin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • coonskin — n. a cap made from the skin of a raccoon, with the tail hanging down the back; called also coonskin cap. Syn: coonskin cap. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coonskin — can be: The skin of a Raccoon coonskin cap, a type of hat Coonskin, a 1975 animated film by Ralph Bakshi This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • coonskin — ☆ coonskin [ko͞on′skin΄ ] n. the skin of a raccoon, used as a fur adj. made of coonskin …   English World dictionary

  • coonskin — /koohn skin /, n. 1. the pelt of a raccoon. 2. an article of clothing made of coonskin, esp. a cap with a tail. adj. 3. made of coonskin: a coonskin cap. [1615 25, Amer.; COON + SKIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • coonskin — noun The pelt of a raccoon The man in the coonskin cap / In the big pen / Wants eleven dollar bills / But you only got ten …   Wiktionary

  • coonskin — coon|skin [ˈku:nskın] adj made from the skin of a ↑raccoon ▪ pictures of traders in coonskin caps …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coonskin — coon|skin [ kun,skın ] adjective made from the fur of a RACCOON: a coonskin coat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coonskin — adjective made from the skin of a raccoon: Pictures of traders in coonskin caps …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • coonskin — coon•skin [[t]ˈkunˌskɪn[/t]] n. 1) clo the pelt of a raccoon 2) clo an article of clothing made of coonskin, esp. a hat with a tail • Etymology: 1615–25, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • coonskin — n. raccoon pelt …   English contemporary dictionary

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