Definition of Abenaki
plural Abenaki or Abenakis also Abnaki or Abnakis
1 : a member of a group of American Indian peoples of northern New England and adjoining parts of Quebec
2 : either of the two Algonquian languages spoken by the Abenaki peoples
Variants of abenaki
Origin of abenaki
Eastern Abenaki wαpánahki, Western Abenaki wǫbanakii, literally, dawn land people, easterners
First Known Use: 1721
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