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Variant of Abenaki.
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npl -ki or -kis
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in Maine and Quebec
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
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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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|Noun||1.||Abnaki - a member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec|
|2.||Abnaki - the Algonquian language spoken by the Abnaki and Penobscot|
|Adj.||1.||Abnaki - of or relating to the Abnakis or their language|
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