Penobscot


Pe·nob·scot

noun \pə-ˈnäb-ˌskät, -skət\
plural Pe·nob·scot or Pe·nob·scots

Definition of PENOBSCOT

:  a member of an American Indian people of the Penobscot River valley and Penobscot Bay region of Maine

Origin of PENOBSCOT

earlier Panawamske, from Eastern Abenaki pαnáwαhpskek, a village name, literally, where the rocks widen
First Known Use: 1624

Pe·nob·scot

geographical name \pə-ˈnäb-ˌskät, -skət\

Definition of PENOBSCOT

river 101 miles (162 kilometers) cen Maine flowing S into Penobscot Bay (inlet of the Atlantic)

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