Meaning of WICKIUP in English

ˈwikēˌəp noun

( -s )

Etymology: Sac, Fox & Kickapoo wikiyap house, dwelling, hut

1. : a hut used by the nomadic Indians of the arid regions of the western and southwestern United States that is typically elliptical in form and has a rough frame covered with reed mats or grass or brushwood — compare lodge 8a

2. : any rude temporary shelter or hut


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