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



(also teepee) noun
BrE BrE//ˈtiːpiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtiːpiː//
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a type of tall tent shaped like a cone, used by Native Americans in the past see also wigwam Word Originmid 18th cent.: from the language of the Sioux people tīpī ‘dwelling’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tepee