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noun (1)

wämˈpē also wȯm-
plural -s
South : arrow arum


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noun (2)

variants or less commonly wampi
plural -s
: an Asiatic tree (Clausena lansium) of the family Rutaceae cultivated in Hawaii
also : its fruit which is about the size of a large grape and which has a hard rind

Word History


Noun (1)

of Algonquian origin; akin to Natick wampan, wómpi white, Shawnee wapa

Noun (2)

Chinese (Pekingese) huang2-p'i2, from huang2 yellow + p'i2 skin

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“Wampee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wampee. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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