Definition of wickiup in English:

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wickiup

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪkɪʌp/

noun

An American Indian hut consisting of an oval frame covered with brushwood or grass.
Example sentences
  • Then another full day to set up the tepee and the wickiup.
  • Some programs recommend building a wickiup from twigs or digging an emergency snow cave, ‘just like a marmot.’
  • There was some line about, ‘I'll take you to my wickiup,’ or something.

Origin

Algonquian.

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