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Noun: poon  poon
  1. Wood of any poon tree; used for masts and spars
     
  2. Any of several East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum having shiny leathery leaves and lightweight hard wood
     
  3. [Austral] An ignorant or foolish person
    - dumbbell, dummy, dope, boob, booby, pinhead, div [Brit], divvy [Brit]

Derived forms: poons

Type of: simple, simpleton, tree, wood

Part of: Calophyllum, genus Calophyllum

Encyclopedia: Poon