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peagalso peage (pēg)
[Short for wampumpeag.]
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(Anthropology & Ethnology) less common words for wampum
[shortened from Narraganset wampompeag wampum]
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|Noun||1.||peag - small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency|
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