Macock definition

(historical) A particular plant formerly grown by Native Americans of Virginia and Maryland, thought to be a variety of squash.
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Noun

Singular:
macock
Plural:
macocks

Origin of macock

  • From Carolina Algonquian macócqwer (plural) or Powhatan mahcawq (“small pumpkin”), or from a combination of the two.

    From Wiktionary