Meaning of powwow
Pronunciation: (pou'wou"), [key]
- (among North American Indians) a ceremony, esp. one accompanied by magic, feasting, and dancing, performed for the cure of disease, success in a hunt, etc.
- a council or conference of or with Indians.
- (among North American Indians) a priest or shaman.
- any conference or meeting.
- to hold a powwow.
- to confer.
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