cooncan

[ koon-kan ]
/ ˈkunˌkæn /

noun Cards.

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

/ (ˈkuːnˌkæn) /

noun

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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