Definition of wickiup in 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.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Then another full day to set up the tepee and the wickiup.’
    • ‘Some programs recommend building a wickiup from twigs or digging an emergency snow cave, ‘just like a marmot.’’
    • ‘There was some line about, ‘I'll take you to my wickiup,’ or something.’

Origin

Algonquian.

Pronunciation

wickiup

/ˈwɪkɪʌp/