Narragansett


Nar·ra·gan·sett

noun \ˌna-rə-ˈgan(t)-sət\
plural Nar·ra·gan·sett or Nar·ra·gan·setts also Nar·ra·gan·set or Nar·ra·gan·sets

Definition of NARRAGANSETT

1
:  a member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island
2
:  the Algonquian language of the Narragansett people

Variants of NARRAGANSETT

Nar·ra·gan·sett also Nar·ra·gan·set \ˌna-rə-ˈgan(t)-sət\

Origin of NARRAGANSETT

modification of Narragansett Nahicans, Nayohygunsic, locale on Narragansett Bay
First Known Use: 1622

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