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calumet (n.)

kind of tobacco pipe used by North American Indians, 1660s, from Canadian French calumet (1630s), from Norman French calumet "pipe, reed pipe" (Old French chalemel, 12c., Modern French chalumeau), from Latin calamellus, diminutive of calamus "reed; something made of reed or shaped like a reed" (see shawm).

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Definitions of calumet

calumet (n.)
a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace);
Synonyms: peace pipe / pipe of peace
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