Definition of Narragansett
plural Nar·ra·gan·sett or Nar·ra·gan·setts also Nar·ra·gan·set or Nar·ra·gan·sets
1 : a member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island
2 : the Algonquian language of the Narragansett people
Variants of narragansett
Origin of narragansett
modification of Narragansett Nahicans, Nayohygunsic, locale on Narragansett Bay
First Known Use: 1622
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