Animikean

adjective Anim·i·ke·an \ə¦nimə¦kēən\
variants: or

Animiki

\əˈnimə(ˌ)kē\

Definition of Animikean

  1. :  of or relating to the series of Proterozoic rocks that underlies the Keweenawan

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Origin and Etymology of animikean

borrowed from a Northwestern Ojibwe cognate of Minnesota Ojibwe animiiki “thunderbird, thunderer“ (alluding to Thunder Bay on Lake Superior, Ontario)


First Known Use: 1873


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