Definition of puckaun in English:

puckaun

noun

Irish English
  • A billy goat.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), writer and dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. From Irish pocán small male goat from poc male goat + -án, suffix forming diminutives.

Pronunciation

puckaun

/pʌkˈɔːn/