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cooncan

[koon-kan]
noun Cards.
  1. a variety of rummy for two players.
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Origin of cooncan

1885–90, Americanism; popular alteration of conquian
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British Dictionary definitions for cooncan

cooncan

conquian

noun
  1. a card game for two players, similar to rummy
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Word Origin

C19: from (Mexican) Spanish con quién with whom?, apparently with reference to the forming and declaring of sequences and sets of cards
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