Sal·​teaux | \ ˈsalˌtō, ˈsȯl-\

Definition of Salteaux

1a : an Algonquian people of the vicinity of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
b : a member of such people
2 : a dialect of Ojibwa

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History and Etymology for Salteaux

French, irregular from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

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