Definition of pookhaun in US English:

pookhaun

(also pookawn, pucan, púcán)

noun

Irish English
  • A small fishing boat which can be either rowed or sailed, having a single mast with a dipping lug sail.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From Irish púcán, of uncertain origin; compare -án, suffix forming diminutives.

Pronunciation

pookhaun

/ˈpuːkɔːn/