tepee

noun te·pee \ ˈtē-(ˌ)pē \
variants: or or less commonly tipi

Definition of tepee

:a conical tent usually consisting of skins and used especially by American Indians of the Great Plains

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Origin and Etymology of tepee

Dakota thípi, from thi- to dwell


TEPEE Defined for English Language Learners

tepee

noun

Definition of tepee for English Language Learners

  • : a tent that is shaped like a cone and that was used in the past by some Native Americans as a house


TEPEE Defined for Kids

tepee

noun te·pee \ ˈtē-ˌpē \

Definition of tepee for Students

:a tent shaped like a cone and used as a home by some American Indians


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