wampum
1. [ noun ] small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency
Synonyms: wampumpeag peag
Related terms: medium_of_exchange beads wampumpeag
2. [ noun ] informal terms for money
Synonyms: loot kale dough bread dinero gelt pelf moolah cabbage boodle lettuce clams lucre lolly scratch simoleons sugar shekels
Related terms: money pilfer
3. [ noun ] small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry
Related terms: beads