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Lenape

[len-uh-pee, luh-nah-pee] /ˈlɛn ə pi, ləˈnɑ pi/
noun, plural Lenapes (especially collectively) Lenape.
1.
Delaware (defs 5, 6).
Also called Lenni Lenape.
Origin
Unami Delaware
1720-1730
1720-30, Americanism; < Unami Delaware ləná·p·e (equivalent to Proto-Algonquian *elen- ordinary + *-a·pe·w man)
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Word Origin and History for Lenape

1728, native name for Delaware Indians, said to mean "original people."

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