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Meaning of PEAG

Pronunciation:  peeg

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  small beads made from polished shells and formerly used as money by native Americans
 

PEAG is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: wampum
 
 See Also: medium of exchange, monetary system, wampumpeag

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Peag\, n. [Written also {peage}, {peak}, {peeke}.] [Prob.
of North Amer. Indian origin.]
A kind of aboriginal shell money, or wampum, of the Atlantic
coast of the United States; -- originally applied only to
polished white cylindrical beads.

 

 

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