Cacoon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cacoon One of the seeds or large beans of a tropical vine (Entada scandens) used for making purses, scent bottles, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cacoon A commercial name for the large beans of the Entada scandens, natural order Leguminosæ, used for making scent-bottles, purses, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cacoon ka-kōōn′ a large seed of a tropical climber of the bean family, used for making scent-bottles, snuff boxes, purses, &c.: a purgative and emetic seed of a tropical American climber of the gourd family.
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