Aug 15, 2015
An offshoot of the name, ‘buccaneers’ of the Caribbean derived their name from the Arawak Indian word buccan, referring to a wooden frame used for smoking meats. The French changed this to boucan and called the French hunters who used these frames to cook and preserve feral cattle and the offspring of Columbus' pigs on the island of Hispaniola boucaniers. English colonists anglicized the word to buccaneers. This was taken from my soon-to-be-released Bacon Orgazmia book.