“Nugget of Knowledge” #1, – Buccaneers

“Nugget of Knowledge” #1, – Buccaneers

The term buccaneer (French-boucanier) is from the language of an indigenous Caribbean population known as the “Tupi”, and referred to a wooden rack called a “bucan” that they used to smoke the meat they hunted from native cattle and oxen found in the region. By extension, the term came to refer to…