\wˈampəm], \wˈampəm], \w_ˈa_m_p_ə_m]\
Definitions of WAMPUM
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- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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small beads made from polished shells and formerly used as money by native Americans
small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
The North American Indian name for shells or beads used as money and as tokens of treaties and alliances between tribes.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
Beads formed of shells strung on threads, formerly used by the American Indians as currency, and worn also as ornaments.
By James Champlin Fernald
Small beads made of different coloured shells, used by the N. American Indians as money, and also wrought into belts, &c., as an ornament.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Small beads made of shells, used by the North Amer. Indians as money; the shells run on strings, and used as belts or as ornaments.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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