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Meaning of "coontie" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COONTIE

From Seminole kunti flour from this plant.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COONTIE

coontie  [ˈkuːntɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COONTIE

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Coontie is a noun.
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WHAT DOES COONTIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

coontie

Zamia integrifolia

Zamia integrifolia is a small, tough, woody cycad native to the southeast United States, the Bahamas, Cuba, Grand Cayman and possibly extinct in Puerto Rico and Haiti. Zamia integrifolia produces a reddish seed cones with a distinct acuminate tip. The leaves are 20–100 cm long, with 5-30 pairs of leaflets. Each leaflet is linear to lanceolate or oblong-obovate, 8–25 cm long and 0.5–2 cm broad, entire or with indistinct teeth at the tip. They are often revolute, with prickly petioles. It is similar in many respects to the closely related Zamia pumila, but that species differs in the more obvious toothing on the leaflets. This is a low-growing plant, with a trunk that grows to 3–25 cm high, but is often subterranean. Over time, it forms a multi-branched cluster, with a large, tuberous root system, which is actually an extension of the above-ground stems. The leaves can be completely lost during cold periods, with the plant lying dormant in its tuberous root system, allowing this cycad to be relatively cold hardy. The plant can survive up to USDA region 8b.

Definition of coontie in the English dictionary

The definition of coontie in the dictionary is an evergreen plant, Zamia floridana of S Florida, related to the cycads and having large dark green leathery leaves: family Zamiaceae. Other definition of coontie is a starch derived from the underground stems of this plant.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COONTIE


Alicante
ˌælɪˈkæntɪ
ante
ˈæntɪ
anti
ˈæntɪ
auntie
ˈɑːntɪ
Aunty
ˈɑːntɪ
chantie
ˈtʃɑːntɪ
county
ˈkaʊntɪ
Dante
ˈdæntɪ
dilettante
ˌdɪlɪˈtɑːntɪ
Durante
dəˈræntɪ
flaunty
ˈflɔːntɪ
infante
ɪnˈfæntɪ
jaunty
ˈdʒɔːntɪ
monte
ˈmɒntɪ
plenty
ˈplɛntɪ
slanty
ˈslɑːntɪ
twenty
ˈtwɛntɪ
vaunty
ˈvɔːntɪ
vawntie
ˈvɔːntɪ
warranty
ˈwɒrəntɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COONTIE

coomb
coombe
coomceiled
coomy
coon
coon´s age
cooncan
coondog
coonhound
coonskin
coop
coop.
cooped up
cooper
Cooper Creek
Cooper pair
Cooper´s hawk
cooperage
cooperate
cooperation

WORDS THAT END LIKE COONTIE

beastie
bestie
black tie
black-tie
bootie
bow tie
Christie
cutie
hottie
lintie
mattie
Mountie
necktie
perentie
pockmantie
sortie
sweetie
tentie
tie
untie

Synonyms and antonyms of coontie in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «coontie» into 25 languages

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coontie
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Coontie
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Coontie
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75 millions of speakers

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coontie
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coontie
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Trends of use of coontie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COONTIE»

The term «coontie» is used very little and occupies the 156.164 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COONTIE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about coontie

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COONTIE»

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Groundcovers for the South
Say: ZAM-ee-uh pu-MIL-uh Family: Zamiaceae (Cycad ) Other names: Florida arrowroot, Seminole bread Origin: Native to Florida, West Indies, Central and South America Zones: 8B–11 Right Place Coontie adapts to a wide range of soil.
Marie Harrison, 2006
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Horticulture Avenues: Volume One
Family: Zamiaceae, Genus: Zamia, Species: Integrifolia COONTIE CYCAD Growth: 3 to 4 ft., Spacing: 3 to 6 ft., Hardi-zone: 8b, 9a, 9b,10a,10b,ll, Danger: Poisonous if ingested, Sunlight: Sun to Partial Shade, Soil pH: 5.5 to 7.6, Propagation: ...
Christopher Lee Rhyne, 2008
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Dreaming with the Ancestors: Black Seminole Women in Texas ...
After the tettapoon demonstration was over, Alice assessed the attention of her audience, and then introduced another Black Semi— nole (and Seminole Indian) specialty—coontie, a bread-like food made from flour processed from the Sabal ...
Shirley Boteler Mock, 2012
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The Woody Plant Seed Manual
F. T. Bonner, Robert P. Karrfalt. Zamiaceae — Sago-palm family Zamia pumila L. coontie W. Gary Johnson Mr. Johnson retired from the USDA Forest Service's National Seed Laboratory References Rutaceae — Rue family Zanthoxylum L.
F. T. Bonner, Robert P. Karrfalt
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Priceless Florida: Natural Ecosystems and Native Species
Nearly all are of second-growth pines following logging early in the last century.2 List 7—1 names a few of the plant species of the pine rocklands, and one of them , coontie, is featured in Figure 7—2. Figure 7—3 displays one of the few ...
Eleanor Noss Whitney, D. Bruce Means, Anne Rudloe, 2004
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Fort Lauderdale: The Venice of America
An important staple of the Seminole diet until well into the twentieth century, coontie was used in making cakes and bread and to thicken the soupy corn drink sofkee. F.arly South Florida white setders learned about "Florida arrowroot" from the ...
Susan Gillis, 2004
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Orange Blossom Trails
More about Coontie The first plant of the genus Zamia was described in 1659. It was Z. pumila, a coontie variant found in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. The Florida version of coontie was so similar that early botanists ...
Phillip Manning, 1997
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Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide
Dioon spinulosum SMALL-SPINED CYCAD Zamiaceae (Coontie Family) A tall Mexican cycad from wet forests, this species reaches a height of 30 feet or more. A slow grower, it may be used in the cycad garden as a canopy plant, specimen,  ...
Fred Donald Rauch, Paul R. Weissich, 2000
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Coontie
Phil's investigation gets him far deeper into Mick's problems than he could ever imagine. Coincidences and opportunistic greed take everyone in a race to survive as the story moves through the Florida Keys and offshore.
T Buffalo, 2013
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Yuchi Indian Histories Before the Removal Era
Coontie gathering is a case in point. We know from the Uchee Billy capture accounts that bales of gathered coontie were present at the Yuchi camp. We also know from abundant ethnohistorical accounts that coontie gathering and processing ...
Jason Baird Jackson, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COONTIE»

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Rain gardens control runoff, attract wildlife
Muhly Grass - Muhlenbergia capillaris. Fakahatchee grass – Tripsacum dactyloides. Coontie – Zamia floridana. Rain Lily – Zephyranthes spp. «Tallahassee.com, Jul 15»
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Flutters of excitement: Rare atala soar at sculpture gardens
Red caterpillars with yellow spots are feasting on the poisonous cycad known as coontie. The plant's natural toxin accumulates in their bodies, ... «Palm Beach Daily News, Jun 15»
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Revival of coontie gives hope for atala butterflies
Coontie is one of my favorite plants. It is an evergreen cycad, growing to about 3 feet tall and is native to the Florida peninsula. Its natural ... «Tallahassee.com, Jun 15»
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Love butterflies? Help count 'em!
That's in part because atalas exclusively eat coontie, she said, a native plant that thrives during humid summers. The following are the ... «Sun Sentinel, Jun 15»
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Gardening Gala to showcase best of the season
A: Some low growing native plants to consider include; dune sunflower, gaillardia, coontie and native rosemary. Q: I recently moved here from ... «St. Augustine Record, May 15»
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Tips for spring 'yardening' at the beach
Once you've established some shady areas, the coontie and the beauty berry, with its flashy fruit clusters, will add even more interest. And ... «St. Augustine Record, Apr 15»
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Garden column: Want to celebrate Earth Day? Use Florida-Friendly …
For example, coontie (Zamia floridana) grows best in partial shade, but will tolerate full sun or shade. When plants are grown outside of their ... «Florida Times-Union, Apr 15»
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Did You Know: Delaware's lost trees
But when an old-fashioned plant called a coontie became fashionable, atalas were spotted again – an interesting observation since the coontie ... «The News Journal, Mar 15»
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Protesters criticize treatment, sale of endangered pine rockland
This butterfly eats the coontie plant, which is unique to the pine rocklands and will be threatened by development of the land. “If they don't have ... «The Miami Hurricane, Feb 15»
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Reopened park marks end of long journey
"They came here for the coontie," said local historian Mae Silver. "The fibrous portion becomes a white powder, which is used like flour. Coontie ... «Sun Sentinel, Feb 15»

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