Assiniboin

noun As·sin·i·boin \ə-ˈsi-nə-ˌbȯin\
variants: or

Assiniboine

play \ə-ˈsi-nə-ˌbȯin\

Definition of Assiniboin

plural

Assiniboin

or

Assiniboins

or

Assiniboine

or

Assiniboines

  1. :  a member of an American Indian people originally of the area between the upper Missouri and middle Saskatchewan rivers

Origin and Etymology of assiniboin

Ojibwa dialect assini·pwa·n, literally, stone Sioux


First Known Use: 1794


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