coonskin

[koon-skin]
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adjective
  1. made of coonskin: a coonskin cap.

Origin of coonskin

An Americanism dating back to 1615–25; coon + skin
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British Dictionary definitions for coonskin

coonskin

noun
  1. the pelt of a raccoon
  2. a raccoon cap with the tail hanging at the back
  3. US an overcoat made of raccoon
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