/toohn/, n.
1. an Asian tree, Cedrela toona, of the mahogany family, yielding an aromatic red wood used for furniture, carving, etc.
2. the wood itself.
[1800-10; < Hindi tun < Skt tunna]
/toohn/, n.
(sometimes cap.) a character in an animated cartoon.
[1980-85; shortening of CARTOON]

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