wanigan

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noun wan·i·gan \ˈwä-ni-gən\

Definition of wanigan

  1. :  a shelter (as for sleeping, eating, or storage) often mounted on wheels or tracks and towed by tractor or mounted on a raft or boat

Variants of wanigan

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wannigan

Origin and Etymology of wanigan

Ojibwa wa·nikka·n pit


First Known Use: circa 1848


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