Wannigan definition

A box, usually made of wood, used to store food on canoe or sledding trips.
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Noun

Singular:
wannigan
Plural:
wannigans

Origin of wannigan

  • From Abenaki waniigan (“pit trap, container for sundries”); compare klahigan (“wooden trap”). Compare Ojibwe waanikaan (“pit, excavated hole”).

    From Wiktionary