Babine

noun
Ba·​bine | \ bəˈbēn \
plural Babine or Babines

Definition of Babine

1 : an Athapaskan people closely related to or a subdivision of the Carriers and living in central British Columbia
2 : a member of the Babine people

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First Known Use of Babine

1861, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Babine

French, literally, thick-lipped person, thick lip

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“Babine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Babine. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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