WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
tee•pee  (tēpē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Anthropologytepee.

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
te•pee /ˈtipi/USA pronunciation   n. [countable], pl.-pees. 
  1. Anthropologya tent made from animal skins placed on a conical frame of long poles.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
te•pee  (tēpē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Anthropologya tent of the American Indians, made usually from animal skins laid on a conical frame of long poles and having an opening at the top for ventilation and a flap door.
Also,  teepee, tipi. Cf.  lodge (def. 9), wigwam. 
  • Dakota thípi, equivalent. to thí- to dwell + -pi plural indefinite abstract noun, nominal suffix
  • 1735–45, American.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

teepee /ˈtiːpiː/ n
  1. a variant spelling of tepee



tepee, teepee /ˈtiːpiː/ n
  1. a cone-shaped tent of animal skins used by certain North American Indians
Etymology: 19th Century: from Siouan tīpī, from ti to dwell + pi used for



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