noun Abe·na·ki \ˌa-bə-ˈnä-kē\
plural Abenaki or Abenakis also Abnaki or Abnakis

Definition of ABENAKI

:  a member of a group of American Indian peoples of northern New England and adjoining parts of Quebec
:  either of the two Algonquian languages spoken by the Abenaki peoples

Variants of ABENAKI

Abe·na·ki also Ab·na·ki \ab-ˈnä-kē\

Origin of ABENAKI

Eastern Abenaki wαpánahki, Western Abenaki wǫbanakii, literally, dawn land people, easterners
First Known Use: 1721


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