Meaning of WICKIUP in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈwi-kē-ˌəp ]


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 United States 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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