Beulah Simms, 1970
An vtapv is a wooden paddle about the size of a small boat oar. The flared end of the paddle is used to stir the vpvske as one would use a long-handled shovel or spoon, to keep the vpvske from burning as it is browned.
A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee, 2000
Wooden paddle (shaped like a canoe paddle) used to stir vpvske or osafke or other foods in large pots.
A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee by Jack B. Martin and Margaret McKane Mauldin (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2000).