[ koon-kan ]
/ ˈkunˌkæn /
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
/ (ˈkuːnˌkæn) /
a card game for two players, similar to rummy
Word Origin for cooncan
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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