Definition of cogon in English:

cogon

(also cogon grass)

noun

North American
  • [mass noun] A coarse grass of tropical and warm regions, which can become a serious weed.

    • ‘Raised two to three feet off the ground, houses have beams of wood, walls of bamboo, and roofs of rice straw or cogon grass.’

Origin

Tagalog.

Pronunciation

cogon

/ˈkəʊɡɒn/