Papoose



[pa-poos, puh-] /pæˈpus, pə-/

noun
1.
a North American Indian baby or young child.
/pəˈpuːs/
noun
1.
an American Indian baby or child
2.
a pouchlike bag used for carrying a baby, worn on the back
n.

1630s, from Narragansett papoos “child,” or a similar New England Algonquian word; said to mean literally “very young.”

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