Meaning of WIGWAM in English

/wig"wom, -wawm/ , n.

1. an American Indian dwelling, usually of rounded or oval shape, formed of poles overlaid with bark, mats, or skins. Cf. lodge (def. 9), tepee .

2. the Wigwam . See Tammany Hall (def. 2).

[ 1620-30, Amer.; wìkawam house

wi·kiwa·mi; cf. WICKIUP ]

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