Calumet meaning

kăl'yə-mĕt', -mĭt, kăl'yə-mĕt'
A long-stemmed sacred or ceremonial tobacco pipe used by certain Native American peoples.
noun
0
0
A major industrial region of northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan adjacent to Chicago.
0
0
A long-stemmed ceremonial pipe smoked by North American Indians as a token of peace, at sacrifices, etc.
noun
0
0
A clay tobacco-pipe used by American Indians, especially as a symbol of truce or peace.

noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of calumet

From a Norman variant of Old French chalumeau (imported to Canada with Norman colonists), from Latin calamellus, diminutive of calamus (“reed”), from Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kalamos).