Lenni-Lenape

noun
Len·​ni-Len·​a·​pe | \ ˌle-nē-ˈle-nə-pē How to pronounce Lenni-Lenape (audio) , -lə-ˈnä-pē \
variants: or less commonly Leni-Lenape

Definition of Lenni-Lenape

First Known Use of Lenni-Lenape

circa 1782, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lenni-Lenape

Delaware (Unami dialects) lə̀ni-ləná·p·e

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The first known use of Lenni-Lenape was circa 1782

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“Lenni-Lenape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lenni-Lenape. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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