|1.||(formerly) money used by North American Indians, made of cylindrical shells strung or woven together, esp white shells rather than the more valuable black or purple ones|
|2.||informal (US), (Canadian) money or wealth|
|[C17: short for wampumpeag, from Narraganset wampompeag, from wampan light + api string + -ag plural suffix]|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
Beads made from polished shells that some Native Americans once used as money and jewelry.