Meaning of coonhound

coon•hound

Pronunciation: (kn'hound"), [key]
— n.
  1. See
  2. a hound of any of several breeds developed esp. for hunting raccoons. Cf. black and tan coonhound, bluetick, Plott hound, redbone, Walker hound.
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