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coontie


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coontie  \Coon"tie\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  cycadaceous  plant  of  Florida  and  the  West  Indies,  the 
  {Zamia  integrifolia},  from  the  stems  of  which  a  kind  of  sago 
  is  prepared. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coontie 
  n  :  small  tough  woody  zamia  of  Florida  and  West  Indies  and  Cuba; 
  roots  and  half-buried  stems  yield  an  arrowroot  [syn:  {Florida 
  arrowroot},  {Seminole  bread},  {Zamia  pumila}] 




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