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Cree

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noun \ˈkrē\

Definition of Cree

plural

Cree

or

Crees

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan

  2. 2 :  the Algonquian language of the Cree people



Origin and Etymology of cree

Canadian French Cris, plural, short for Cristinaux, from Ojibwa dialect kirištino·, singular, member of a band living south of James Bay


First Known Use: 1744


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