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wickiup

[wik-ee-uhp] /ˈwɪk iˌʌp/
noun
1.
(in Nevada, Arizona, etc.) an American Indian hut made of brushwood or covered with mats.
2.
Western U.S. any rude hut.
Also, wickyup, wikiup.
Origin
Fox
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism; earlier and still dialectally applied to the bark- or mat-covered wigwams of the Upper Great Lakes Indians < Fox wi·kiya·pi house < Proto-Algonquian *wi·kiwa·ʔmi; cf. wigwam
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wickiup

/ˈwɪkɪˌʌp/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a crude shelter made of brushwood, mats, or grass and having an oval frame, esp of a kind used by nomadic Indians now in Oklahoma and neighbouring states of the US
Word Origin
C19: from Sac, Fox, and Kickapoo wikiyap; compare wigwam
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