Anish·​i·​na·​be ˌä-ni-shi-ˈnȯ-bā How to pronounce Anishinabe (audio)
variants or less commonly Anishinaabe or Anishinabeg

Word History


Ojibwa aniššina·pe· (plural aniššina·pe·k) Ojibwa, Indian

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anishinabe was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Anishinabe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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