peag

[ peeg ]
/ pig /

noun

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Origin of peag

1640–50, Americanism; shortening of wampumpeag
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British Dictionary definitions for peag

peag

peage

/ (piːɡ) /

noun

less common words for wampum

Word Origin for peag

shortened from Narraganset wampompeag wampum
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