Wyandot(redirected from Petun Nation)
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Wy·an·dotalso Wy·an·dotte (wī′ən-dŏt′)
n. pl. Wyandot or Wy·an·dots also Wyandotte or Wy·an·dottes
1. A member of a Native American people formed of groups displaced by the destruction of the Huron confederacy in the mid-1600s, formerly located in Ohio and the upper Midwest and now living primarily in northeast Oklahoma.
2. The Iroquoian language of the Wyandot.
[Wyandot wãdát, ethnic self-designation.]
n., pl. -dots, (esp. collectively) -dot.
1. a member of an American Indian tribe formed from dispersed elements of the Hurons and closely related peoples in the mid-17th century.
2. the extinct Iroquoian language of the Wyandots, descended in part from Huron.