watap

noun
wa·​tap | \waˈtäp\
variants: or less commonly watape or wattape \ -​pē \
plural -s

Definition of watap 

: a thread made of the stringy roots of any of various coniferous trees and used by American Indians especially for sewing together strips of birch bark in canoes

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History and Etymology for watap

Canadian French watap, from Algonquin

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