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Teepee vs. Wigwam

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Teepeenoun

a native American tent; usually of conical shape

Wigwamnoun

A dwelling having an arched framework overlaid with bark, hides, or mats, used by Native Americans in the northeastern United States.

Wigwamnoun

Any more or less similar dwelling used by indigenous people in other parts of the world.

Wigwamverb

(transitive) To dry (flax or straw) by standing it outside in the shape of a wigwam.

Wigwamnoun

An Indian cabin or hut, usually of a conical form, and made of a framework of poles covered with hides, bark, or mats; - called also tepee.

β€˜Very spacious was the wigwam,Made of deerskin dressed and whitened,With the gods of the DacotahsDrawn and painted on its curtains.’;

Wigwamnoun

a native American lodge frequently having an oval shape and covered with bark or hides

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Wigwamnoun

a dome-shaped hut or tent made by fastening mats, skins, or bark over a framework of poles (as used formerly by some North American Indian peoples).

Wigwamnoun

a pyramidal framework of poles used to support runner beans, sweet peas, and other climbing plants.

Wigwam

A wigwam, wickiup, wetu, or wiigiwaam in the Ojibwe language, is a semi-permanent domed dwelling formerly used by certain Native American tribes and First Nations people. They are still used for ceremonial events.

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