Conoy

noun
Co·​noy | \ kəˈnȯi \
plural Conoy or Conoys

Definition of Conoy

1a : an Indian people that dwelt between the Potomac river and Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
b : a member of such people
2 : a dialect of Nanticoke

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History and Etymology for Conoy

probably from Algonquian Kanawha

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“Conoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Conoy. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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