Algonkin

Algonkin

[al-gong-kin]
noun, plural Algonkins (especially collectively) Algonkin.
adjective
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Algonquin or Algonkin (ælˈɡɒŋkɪn, -kwɪn, ælˈɡɒŋkɪn)
 
n , -quins, -quin, -kins, -kin
1.  a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the St Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers in Canada
2.  the language of this people, a dialect of Ojibwa
 
n, —adj
3.  a variant of Algonquian
 
[C17: from Canadian French, earlier written as Algoumequin; perhaps related to Micmac algoomaking at the fish-spearing place]
 
Algonkin or Algonkin
 
n
 
n, —adj
 
[C17: from Canadian French, earlier written as Algoumequin; perhaps related to Micmac algoomaking at the fish-spearing place]

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