Definition of piskun in English:

piskun

(also pishkun)

noun

historical
  • A North American Indian trap for buffalo, consisting of a natural or artificial canyon leading to a steep drop, over which large numbers of buffalo are stampeded, usually into an enclosure.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Scribner's Magazine. From Blackfoot pisskani.

Pronunciation

piskun

/ˈpɪskən/