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cogon

[koh-gohn] /koʊˈgoʊn/
noun
1.
a tall, coarse grass, Imperata cylindrica, of the tropics and subtropics, used widely for thatching.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Spanish < Tagalog kugon
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cogon

/ˈkəʊɡəʊn/
noun
1.
any of the coarse tropical grasses of the genus Imperata, esp I. cylindrica and I. exaltata of the Philippines, which are used for thatching
Word Origin
from Spanish cogón, from Tagalog kugon
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