whippletree

noun

whip·​ple·​tree ˈ(h)wi-pəl-(ˌ)trē How to pronounce whippletree (audio)

Word History

Etymology

perhaps irregular from whip + tree

First Known Use

1733, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whippletree was in 1733

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Cite this Entry

“Whippletree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whippletree. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

whippletree

noun
whip·​ple·​tree ˈhwip-əl-(ˌ)trē How to pronounce whippletree (audio)
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