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wapiti

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noun wa·pi·ti \ˈwä-pə-tē\

Definition of wapiti

plural

wapiti

or

wapitis

  1. :  elk 1b



Origin and Etymology of wapiti

Shawnee wa·piti, literally, white rump


First Known Use: 1806


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