Conoy

noun Co·noy \kəˈnȯi\

Definition of Conoy

plural

Conoy

or

Conoys

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

  2. 2 :  a dialect of Nanticoke

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Origin and Etymology of conoy

probably from Algonquian Kanawha


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