- basswood (sense )
- any of several species of willow herb, as fireweed
Origin: from Eastern Algonquian: compare Abenaki wìgəbi, wìkəpi, inner bark, especially of basswood or leatherwood
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noun pl. wic·o·pies
Origin: Eastern Abenaki wìkəpi, inner bark used for cordage.