Malecite

noun
Mal·​e·​cite
variants: or Maliseet \ ˈmaləˌsēt , ˌ⸗⸗ˈ⸗ \
plural Malecite or Malecites or Maliseet or Maliseets

Definition of Malecite

1a : an Indian people of New Brunswick, Canada, and of the northernmost part of northeastern Maine
b : a member of such people
2 : an Algonquian language of the Malecite and Passamaquoddy peoples

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History and Etymology for Malecite

probably from Micmac Malisit

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“Malecite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malecite. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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