[ skohk ]
/ skoʊk /
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Origin of scoke
1785–95, Americanism;< a New England Algonquian language; compare Eastern Abenaki skókimin pokeberry (equivalent to Proto-Algonquian *aθko·-ka snake + *-i-min berry); cf. persimmon
Words nearby scoke
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Example sentences from the Web for scoke
Poke Shoots—scoke—pigeon berry weed, and young, tender milkweed stalks may be prepared and served the same as asparagus.
Young shoots of poke or scoke are sometimes served as French Chard.