Wanigan Definition

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

Origin of Wanigan

  • Ojibwa waanikaan storage pit

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

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