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Ab·e·na·ki(ä′bə-nä′kē, ăb′ə-năk′ē) or Ab·na·ki (äb-nä′kē, ăb-)
n. pl. Abenaki or Ab·e·na·kis or Abnaki or Ab·na·kis
1. A member of any of various Native American peoples formerly inhabiting northern New England and southeast Canada, with present-day populations in Maine and southern Quebec.
2. Either or both of the two Eastern Algonquian languages of the Abenaki peoples.
[Probably Montagnais wabanăkiwek, dawn land people, Abenaki.]
A•be•na•ki(ˌæb əˈnæk i, ˌɑ bəˈnɑ ki)
n., pl. -kis, (esp. collectively) -ki.
1. a member of a grouping of American Indian peoples of S Quebec and Maine, earlier also of New Hampshire, and in some usages including peoples of the Maritime Provinces.
2. any of the Eastern Algonquian languages of the Abenaki peoples.
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