Definition of papoose noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pəˈpuːs//
; NAmE NAmE//pəˈpuːs//
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a type of bag that can be used for carrying a baby in, on your back or in front of you Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Algonquian papoos.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: papoose