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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

peace′ pipe`(n.)

  1. Category: Anthropology

    Ref: calumet .

Origin of peace pipe:

1770–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. calumet, peace pipe, pipe of peace(noun)

    a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)

Wiktionary

  1. peace pipe(Noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Calumet

    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.

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