Origin of wigwam
Examples from the Web for wigwam
From Dollywood to the Wigwam Village Motel, the country never looked so sweet as through the eyes of a pooch.
He went to Washington to plead for the tribe, and returning, left his wigwam among the Indians after a time, and went to Texas.Tenting on the Plains|Elizabeth B. Custer
Let him build there a tepee large enough for all your needs,—a wigwam, remember, not a house.The Sun Maid|Evelyn Raymond
The old grandfather crept into his wigwam, which is often mistaken for a mere oak tree by little Indian girls and boys.Old Indian Legends|Zitkala-Sa
British Dictionary definitions for wigwam
Word Origin for wigwam
Word Origin and History for wigwam
1620s, from Algonquian (probably Eastern Abenaki) wikewam "a dwelling," said to mean literally "their house;" also said to be found in such formations as wikiwam and Ojibwa wiigiwaam and Delaware wiquoam.