CALUMET


CALUMET
. s. m.
Espèce de grande pipe en usage chez les sauvages, et qu'ils présentent comme un symbole de paix. Il nous offrit le calumet de paix.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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  • calumet — [ kalymɛ ] n. m. • 1609 « roseau pour fabriquer des pipes »; forme normanno picarde de chalumeau ♦ Pipe à long tuyau que les Indiens fumaient officiellement pendant les délibérations graves. « Le calumet de paix, dont le fourneau était fait d une …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Calumet — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Calumet (Alabama) Calumet (Arizona) Calumet (Arkansas) Calumet (Iowa) Calumet (Louisiana) Calumet (Michigan) Calumet (Minnesota) Calumet (Missouri) Calumet (Nevada) Calumet (Oklahoma) Calumet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calumet — Calumet, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 535 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet — Cal u*met, n. [F. calumet, fr. L. calamus reed. See {Halm}, and cf. {Shawm}.] A kind of pipe, used by the North American Indians for smoking tobacco. The bowl is usually made of soft red stone, and the tube is a long reed often ornamented with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calumet — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término calumet cuyo significado es caña , lo cual atiende a un origen etimológico claramente descriptivo , es de origen francés, y fue dado por los europeos para definir aquellas pipas sagradas que fumaban los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Calumet, PA — Calumet Norvelt, PA U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1682 Housing Units (2000): 709 Land area (2000): 1.454463 sq. miles (3.767042 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 181 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.264410 sq. miles (0.684820 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.264410 sq. miles (0.684820 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet, MI — U.S. village in Michigan Population (2000): 879 Housing Units (2000): 491 Land area (2000): 0.194290 sq. miles (0.503210 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.194290 sq. miles (0.503210 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 383 Housing Units (2000): 178 Land area (2000): 1.591110 sq. miles (4.120956 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010805 sq. miles (0.027984 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.601915 sq. miles (4.148940 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 535 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • calumet — 1660s, from Canadian Fr. calumet, from Norman Fr. calumet pipe (O.Fr. chalemel, 12c., Mod.Fr. chalumeau), from L. calamellus, dim. of L. calamus reed; something made of reed or shaped like a reed …   Etymology dictionary


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