qui·pu noun \ˈkē-(ˌ)pü\
: a device made of a main cord with smaller varicolored cords attached and knotted and used by the ancient Peruvians (as for calculating)
Origin of QUIPU
from Quechua khipu
First Known Use: 1704
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