an early form of the card game rummy
Origin of cooncanfrom earlier conquian from Mexican Spanish conquain from conquian from Spanish con quién, with whom
An early version of rummy for two players using 40 cards, in which the object is to meld all of the cards in one's hand in straights of 3 or more cards of the same suit or sets of 3 or 4 cards of the same rank.
Origin of cooncanAlteration of American Spanish conquián probably from Spanish con quién with whom? con with ( from Latin cum ; see kom in Indo-European roots.) quien whom ( from Latin quem ) ( accusative of quis who ; see kwo- in Indo-European roots.)
- An early form of the card game rummy