Meaning of WICKIUP in English


Pronunciation: ' wi-k ē - ˌ ə p

Function: noun

Etymology: Fox (Algonquian language of the Fox, Sauk, and Kickapoo Indians) wi · kiya · pi house

Date: 1843

: a hut used by the nomadic Indians of the arid regions of the western and southwestern U.S. with a usually oval base and a rough frame covered with reed mats, grass, or brushwood also : a rude temporary shelter or hut


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