Cooning vs Cloning - What's the difference?

cooning | cloning |


As nouns the difference between cooning and cloning

is that cooning is racoon hunting while cloning is (biology) the production of a cloned embryo by transplanting the nucleus of a somatic cell into an ovum.

As verbs the difference between cooning and cloning

is that cooning is while cloning is .

cooning

English

Noun

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  • Racoon hunting.
  • * 1876 , John Burroughs, Winter Sunshine , part 1, Hurd and Houghton, page 76
  • At this time, cooning in the remote interior is a famous pastime. As this animal is entirely nocturnal in its habits it is hunted only at night.
  • * 1875 , John Burroughs, Winter Sunshine , part 2, Kessinger Publishing (2004), pages 72–73
  • But if he [the dog''] strikes a trail, you presently hear''... loud and repeated barking as he reaches the foot of the tree in which the coon has taken refuge. Then follows a pellmell rush of the cooning party up the hill, into the woods, through the brush and the darkness
  • * 1932 , The Atlantic Monthly , volume information kept strictly confidential by Google Books, page 635
  • These are the kind of men who have served their time and taken all the six degrees necessary to a scout's full education, “foxing, snaking, moling, cooning , possuming, and, if need be, wolfing ;” who riding at a canter through the woods, will stop their horse...
  • * 1950 , William A. Owens (compiler), Texas Folk Songs , page 245
  • I met Colonel Davy a-going out a-cooning ,
    Says I, “Davy Crockett, how do you hunt without a gun?”
    “Oh,” says he, “Pompey Smash, if you’ll follow along with Davy,
    I’ll soon show you how for to grin a coon crazy.”
  • * 1962 , Ernest Thompson Seton, Two Little Savages , Courier Dover Publications, ISBN 0486209857, page 276
  • “Aren’t there any Coons ’round here, Mr. Clark?”
    “Oh, I reckon so. Y-e-s! Down a piece in the hardwood bush near Widdy Biddy Baggs’s place there’s lots o’ likely Cooning ground.”

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  • cloning

    English

    Verb

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  • Noun

    (wikipedia cloning)
  • (biology) The production of a cloned embryo by transplanting the nucleus of a somatic cell into an ovum
  • (by extension) The production of an exact copy of an object