Minnewit


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Min·ne·wit

 (mĭn′ə-wĭt), Peter
See Peter Minuit.

Min·u·it

 (mĭn′yo͞o-ĭt) also Min·ne·wit (-ə-wĭt), Peter 1580-1638.
Dutch colonial administrator who purchased Manhattan from the Wappinger for trade goods legendarily valued at $24.
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Noun1.Minnewit - Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)Minnewit - Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)