Part of Speech: noun
Definition:foreigner, especially a person of Philippine, Korean, or Vietnamese
Source: Words at Dictionary
Choi Jeong Min by Franny Choi (Line 5)
“Already Knew to let my salty gook name drag behind me in the sand, safely out of sight”
The word “Gook” is a term used to express a foreign name especially a Korean, Philippine person. In the poem she expresses that her name is a very foreign Korean name.