hiaqua

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chinook Jargon hywka, hyakwa, from Nootka.

Noun[edit]

hiaqua

  1. Beads or shells, especially as placed on strings and valued as ornaments or a sort of currency.

Synonyms[edit]

  • wampum (from a different Native American language)

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