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Main Entry: te·pee
Variant(s): or tee·pee also ti·pi /primarystresstemacron-pemacron/
Function: noun
Etymology: from thípi, a word in the language of the Dakota Indians meaning "a dwelling tent," from thí- "to dwell"
: a cone-shaped tent usually of skins used as a home especially by American Indians of the Great Plains
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