Penobscot

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noun Pe·nob·scot \ pə-ˈnäb-ˌskät , -skət \

Definition of Penobscot

plural Penobscot or Penobscots
:a member of an American Indian people of the Penobscot River valley and Penobscot Bay region of Maine

Origin and Etymology of penobscot

earlier Panawamske, from Eastern Abenaki pαnáwαhpskek, a village name, literally, where the rocks widen


Penobscot

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geographical name Pe·nob·scot \ pə-ˈnäb-ˌskät , -skət \

Definition of Penobscot

river 101 miles (162 kilometers) long in central Maine flowing south into Penobscot Bay (inlet of the Atlantic Ocean)

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