chikee

noun chi·kee \chə̇ˈkē; ˈchikē, ˈchē-\
variants: or

chickee

\chə̇ˈkē, ˈchikē\

Definition of chikee

plural

-s

  1. :  a stilt house of the Seminole Indians that is built open on all sides and thatched usually with palmetto leaves

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Origin and Etymology of chikee

borrowed from Mikasuki čìkî· “dwelling”


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