peag


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peag

also peage  (pēg)
n.
See wampum.

[Short for wampumpeag.]

peag

(piːɡ) or

peage

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) less common words for wampum
[shortened from Narraganset wampompeag wampum]
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Noun1.peag - small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or beltspeag - small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency
beads, string of beads - several beads threaded together on a string
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