[ suh-wel-uh l ]
/ səˈwɛl əl /
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Origin of sewellel
1806, Americanism; < Lower Chinook š-walál robe of mountain beaver skins, understood as the animal itself
Words nearby sewellel
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British Dictionary definitions for sewellel
/ (sɪˈwɛləl) /
the mountain beaverSee beaver 1 (def. 3)
Word Origin for sewellel
C19: probably from Chinook
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