cogon

[koh-gohn]

Origin of cogon

1895–1900; < Spanish < Tagalog kugon
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cogon

noun
  1. any of the coarse tropical grasses of the genus Imperata, esp I. cylindrica and I. exaltata of the Philippines, which are used for thatching

Word Origin for cogon

from Spanish cogón, from Tagalog kugon
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