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wampumpeag

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noun wam·pum·peag \-ˌpēg\

Definition of wampumpeag

  1. :  wampum



Origin and Etymology of wampumpeag

Massachusett wampompeag, from wampan white + api string + -ag, plural suffix


First Known Use: 1627


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