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  1. Malecite.
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Historical Examples

  • With that end in view he proceeded to Quebec and returned with a supply of powder, lead and ball for his Maliseet warriors.

    Glimpses of the Past

    W. O. Raymond

British Dictionary definitions for maliseet


  1. a member of a Native Canadian people of New Brunswick and E Quebec
  2. the Algonquian language of this people
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Word Origin

from Micmac malisiit one speaking an incomprehensible language
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