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Algonkian

[al-gong-kee-uh n]
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adjective
  1. Geology. Proterozoic(def 1).
  2. Algonquian.
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noun, plural Al·gon·ki·ans, (especially collectively) Al·gon·ki·an.
  1. Geology. Proterozoic(def 2).
  2. Algonquian.
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Algonkian

noun, adjective
  1. an obsolete term for Proterozoic
  2. a variant of Algonquian
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