Definitions for peace pipe
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word peace pipe
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ref: calumet .
Origin of peace pipe:
calumet, peace pipe, pipe of peace(noun)
a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)
a pipe smoked in certain Native American cultures that symbolizes peace among those who smoke it, and among whom it is passed around from person to person
A calumet is a ceremonial smoking pipe used by some indigenous American nations. Traditionally it has been smoked to seal a covenant or treaty, or to offer prayers in a religious ceremony.
Find a translation for the peace pipe definition in other languages:
Select another language: