a long-stemmed ceremonial pipe, smoked by North American Indians as a token of peace, at sacrifices, etc.
Origin of calumetCanadian French ; from French dialect, dialectal , for French chalumeau ; from Old French chalemel ; from Late Latin calamellus, diminutive of Classical Latin calamus, a reed: see calamus
A long-stemmed sacred or ceremonial tobacco pipe used by certain Native American peoples.
Origin of calumetCanadian French, from French dialectal, straw, from Late Latin calamellus, diminutive of Latin calamus, reed, from Greek kalamos.
A major industrial region of northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan adjacent to Chicago.