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scoke

[skohk]
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noun
  1. pokeweed.

Origin of scoke

1785–95, Americanism; < a New England Algonquian language; compare Eastern Abenaki skókimin pokeberry (equivalent to Proto-Algonquian *aθko·-ka snake + *-i-min berry); cf. persimmon
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Historical Examples

  • Young shoots of poke or scoke are sometimes served as French Chard.

    The Laurel Health Cookery

    Evora Bucknum Perkins