Definition of wickiup in US English:

wickiup

noun

  • A hut consisting of an oval frame covered with brushwood or grass, used by nomadic peoples in the American west and southwest.

    • ‘Then another full day to set up the tepee and the wickiup.’
    • ‘There was some line about, ‘I'll take you to my wickiup,’ or something.’
    • ‘Some programs recommend building a wickiup from twigs or digging an emergency snow cave, ‘just like a marmot.’’
    • ‘Nothing had felt this good since he had slept in Awi's wickiup, with the Dakota snow outside and the smell of cinnamon and long grass in his nose.’

Origin

Algonquian.

Pronunciation

wickiup

/ˈwikēˌəp//ˈwɪkiˌəp/