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shaganappi

[shag-uh-nap-ee, shag-uh-nap-ee] /ˈʃæg əˌnæp i, ˌʃæg əˈnæp i/
noun, Chiefly Canadian.
1.
thongs, straps, or lacings made of rawhide.
Compare babiche.
Origin
Swampy Cree
1735-1745
1735-45; < Swampy Cree (dial. of Cree spoken in Manitoba and Ontario) pi·ša·kana·piy (compare Cree pi·ša·kan leather, -a·piy string)
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