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quipu

/ˈkiːpuː; ˈkwɪpuː/
noun
1.
a device of the Incas of Peru used to record information, consisting of an arrangement of variously coloured and knotted cords attached to a base cord
Word Origin
C17: from Spanish quipo, from Quechua quipu, literally: knot
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