Wampumpeag definition

wŏmpəm-pēg, wôm-
White shell beads used as wampum.
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(obsolete) Wampum.
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Origin of wampumpeag

  • Massachusett

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

  • From a Narragansett word, from wap "˜white' + umpe "˜string' + -ag plural suffix.

    From Wiktionary