tipi


tipi

noun, plural ti·pis.

  1. tepee.

noun

  1. a 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.

noun plural -pis

  1. a variant spelling of tepee

noun

  1. a cone-shaped tent of animal skins used by certain North American Indians

n.1743, ti pee, from Dakota (Siouan) thipi “dwelling, house.”

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