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cooncan

[koon-kan] /ˈkunˌkæn/
noun, Cards.
1.
a variety of rummy for two players.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism; popular alteration of conquian
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cooncan

/ˈkuːnˌkæn/
noun
1.
a card game for two players, similar to rummy
Word Origin
C19: from (Mexican) Spanish con quién with whom?, apparently with reference to the forming and declaring of sequences and sets of cards
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