Wanigan Definition

wŏngən, wăng-
noun
A trunk, chest, etc. for storing supplies, as in a lumbering camp.
Webster's New World
Provisions for a camp or cabin.
American Heritage
A small, rough shelter for sleeping, cooking, etc., often one mounted on runners or wheels or on a raft or boat.
Webster's New World
An addition built onto a trailer house for extra living or storage space.
American Heritage
Advertisement

Origin of Wanigan

  • Ojibwa waanikaan storage pit

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

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to wanigan using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

wanigan