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

 

tepee

 noun
(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 Origin mid 18th cent.: from the language of the Sioux people tīpī ‘dwelling’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tepee