Choptank

noun

Chop·​tank
ˈchäpˌtaŋk
plural Choptank or Choptanks
1
: an Algonquian people once resident on the Choptank river in Maryland compare nanticoke
2
: a member of the Choptank people

Word History

Etymology

perhaps from Choptank river, Maryland, where they settled

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“Choptank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Choptank. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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