Pequot

noun
Pe·​quot | \ ˈpē-ˌkwät How to pronounce Pequot (audio) \

Definition of Pequot

: a member of an American Indian people of what is now eastern Connecticut

First Known Use of Pequot

1631, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pequot

Narragansett Pequttôog

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“Pequot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pequot. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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