verb to powwow
- A Native American council or meeting
- A Native American shaman, or a ritual conducted by such a shaman
- (informal) A short, private conference
Etymology: From Algonquian or Massachusett pauwau or Narragansett powwaw or Natick pauwau, practicioner of macic, a shaman
- (intransitive) to hold such a meeting
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