whippletree

noun
whip·​ple·​tree | \ ˈhwi-pəl-(ˌ)trē How to pronounce whippletree (audio) , ˈwi- \

Definition of whippletree

First Known Use of whippletree

1733, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whippletree

perhaps irregular from whip + tree

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“Whippletree.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whippletree?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=w&file=whippl01. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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