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peace pipe

n.
A calumet.

peace pipe

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a long decorated pipe smoked by North American Indians on ceremonial occasions, esp as a token of peace. Also called: calumet or pipe of peace

cal•u•met

(ˈkæl yəˌmɛt, ˌkæl yəˈmɛt)

n.
a long, ornamented tobacco pipe used ceremonially by North American Indians.
[1710–20; < French, orig. dial. (Norman, Picard): pipe stem]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peace pipe - a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindianspeace pipe - a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)
pipe, tobacco pipe - a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
Translations

peace pipe

ncalumet m inv (della pace)
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