noun, plural Al·gon·qui·ans, (especially collectively) Al·gon·qui·an for 2.
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Author of a number of primers in the Athabaskan and Algonquian languages, as well as in Eskimo.
The three linguistic families to be considered are the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan.Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi|David Ives Bushnell
Manito is the Algonquian name for "the mysterious and unknown potencies and powers of life and of the universe."Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
The name was derived from an Algonquian tribe, the Mishinimaki, and in its original form meant "Place of the big wounded person."
Went on several exploring expeditions, living among the Indian tribes, and mastering the Algonquian language.