noun, plural Al·gon·kins, (especially collectively) Al·gon·kin.
Examples from the Web for algonkin
It is also most mixed with words from the Cree dialect of the Algonkin.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man|Robert Gordon Latham
These picture writings were understood and could be read by the various branches of the Algonkin stock.Jersey City and its Historic Sites|Harriet Phillips Eaton
As elsewhere stated the Delawares are, in the duration of their separate existence, one of the oldest of the Algonkin tribes.Ancient Society|Lewis Henry Morgan
Now "ouinepeg" was an Algonkin term meaning "men of (or from) the fetid (or bad-smelling) water."Stories of the Badger State|Reuben Gold Thwaites
It is the Pish-tah-te-koosh of the Algonkin tribes, "reckoned the fleetest animal in the prairie country about the Assiniboin."The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems|H. L. Gordon