Quipu meaning

kēpo͝o
A device consisting of an arrangement of cords variously colored and knotted, used by the ancient Peruvians to keep accounts, record events, etc.
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A recording device, used by the Incas, consisting of intricate knotted cords.
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Origin of quipu

  • American Spanish from Quechua khipu knot

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

  • Cusco-Collao Quechua khipu (“knot") (via Spanish).

    From Wiktionary