peace pipe

noun

Definition of peace pipe

First Known Use of peace pipe

1760


PEACE PIPE Defined for English Language Learners

peace pipe

noun

Definition of peace pipe for English Language Learners

  • : a pipe that is smoked by Native Americans in a special ceremony as a sign of peace


PEACE PIPE Defined for Kids

peace pipe

noun

Definition of peace pipe for Students

:a decorated pipe of the American Indians used for certain ceremonies

Learn More about peace pipe


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up peace pipe? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to curse or denounce

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Merriam-Webster's New Words Quiz—Fall 2017 Edition!

  • young-plant-shoots
  • Which of the following is a new sense of the word bunny?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!