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coon

Noun

1 an eccentric or undignified rustic; "I'll be a gone coon when the battle starts"
2 (ethnic slur) offensive name for a Black person; "only a Black can call another Black a nigga" [syn: nigger, nigga, spade, jigaboo, nigra]
3 North American raccoon [syn: common raccoon, common racoon, ringtail, Procyon lotor]

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Noun

  1. informal chiefly Southern US A raccoon.
  2. In the context of "racial slur}} A black person.

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coon in German: Coon
coon in Polish: Coon
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