Peag meaning

pēg
Peag, or wampum, are small beads made of shells that were used as money by native North American Indians.

An example of peag is the beads in a traditional Native American belt.

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Origin of peag

  • Short for wampumpeag

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the latter part of the Narragansett word wampumpeag.

    From Wiktionary