Photo of the moon.

Words that rhyme with -oon

List of words that end with a "oon " sound.

Afternoon is the time of day after midday or noon. Since people usually have lunch in the middle of the day, afternoon can be seen to be the time of day between lunch and dinner.

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Baboon

Photo of a baboon.
Photo by Lip Kee
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Scientific name: genus: papio

There are lots of different kinds of baboon. They are a kind of monkey. They live in Africa, on the ground, not in trees. Baboons have long muzzles like dogs, tails, and male baboons often have a mane.
Baboons eat mostly plants, fruit and insects, but will also eat fish and small animals.

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Balloon

A ballon is a small rubber bag that you can fill up with air or helium. Balloons stretch, and can get quite big when they are blown up.
Balloons you fill by blowing them up are very common at parties. Helium balloons go up if you let them go, and are fun to play with. Ordinary balloons go down if you let them go, not up.

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Bassoon

Photo of a man playing a bassoon
Photo by Andra MIhali
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A bassoon is a woodwind instrument. It typically plays in the lower registers, with a warm, dark sound. It is typically played as part of an orchestra or a smaller group that plays classical music.

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Cocoon

A cocoon is a place a caterpillar makes for itself. The caterpillar goes to sleep inside it for some time and then comes out as a butterfly.

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Dune

Photo of sand dunes
Photo by Mike Baird
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A sand dune is a small hill made entirely of sand that has been formed by wind blowing the sand around.
Sand dunes are usually found in the desert or near the beach.

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Harpoon

Photo of a harpoon
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A harpoon is a type of spear that has a rope attached to the end and barbs on the point. When it is fired or thrown, the barbs make it stick into the target, and you use the rope to pull it back in.
Harpoons are most often used for hunting whales.

Photo of a hot air balloon.
Photo by Eric Lim
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A hot air balloon is a huge balloon that is filled with hot air. The air is made hot by a burner at the base of the balloon, and it flies because hot air is lighter than cold air, so it rises. Hot air balloons can carry a lot of people in a basket hanging from underneath them.

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June

June is the sixth month of the year. It has 30 days. The next month of the year is July. In the northern hemisphere June is part of summer, and in the southern hemisphere it is part of winter.

Photo of a maine coon cat
Photo by Dan Hershman
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Maine coons are one of the largest cat breeds. They are from the United States, where it is thought they might have come about from local cats breeding with bobcats. They are gentle cats, with long, flowing hair and sometimes tufts on the ends of their ears.