Etymology
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tuckahoe (n.)

edible plant root of eastern U.S., 1610s, American English, from Powhatan (Algonquian) tockawhouge (compare Mohegan tquogh, Shawnee tukwhah), perhaps related to Cree (Algonquian) pitikwaw "made round." From early 19c. a name applied in Virginia to those east of the Blue Ridge Mountains by the settlers west of them, who called themselves Cohees.

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Definitions of tuckahoe

tuckahoe (n.)
perennial herb of the eastern United States having arrowhead-shaped leaves and an elongate pointed spathe and green berries;
Synonyms: green arrow arum / Peltandra virginica
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