[ suh-wel-uhl ]
/ səˈwɛl əl /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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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