Definition of mocotaugan in US English:

mocotaugan

(also mocotawgon)

noun

Canadian
  • A knife used for woodworking, chiefly by the Cree peoples of northern Canada, characteristically having a short blade that curves upwards at the end. Now more commonly called crooked knife.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in The Beaver. From Cree môhkota:kan crooked knife, drawknife.

Pronunciation

mocotaugan

/mɒkəˈtɔːɡ(ə)n/