Apalachee

noun Ap·a·lach·ee \ˌapəˈlachē\
variants: less commonly

Apalachi

\ˌapəˈlachē\

Definition of Apalachee

plural

Apalachee

or

Apalachees

also

Apalachi

or

Apalachis

  1. 1a :  a Muskogean people of northwestern Florida b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Apalachee people

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Origin and Etymology of apalachee

probably from Choctaw apelachi helper, ally


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