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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 puc·coon /(ˌ)pəˈkun/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Puc·coon n.  Bot. Any one of several plants yielding a red pigment which is used by the North American Indians, as the bloodroot and two species of Lithospermum (Lithospermum hirtum, and Lithospermum canescens); also, the pigment itself.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: perennial plant of eastern North America having hairy
           foliage yielding a red or yellow pigment [syn: Lithospermum
      2: perennial woodland native of North America having a red root
         and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leave and white
         flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties;
         rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant [syn: bloodroot,
          redroot, tetterwort, Sanguinaria canadensis]