or Me·nom·i·ni


noun, plural Me·nom·i·nees, (especially collectively) Me·nom·i·nee for 1.

a member of a group of American Indian people of northeastern Wisconsin.
the Eastern Algonquian language of the Menominee.




a river in NW Michigan and NE Wisconsin, flowing SE to Green Bay on Lake Michigan: forms part of the boundary between Michigan and Wisconsin. 118 miles (190 km) long. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of menominee

  • Coping with pain is not new to Stupak or Laurie, a former mayor of their hometown of Menominee.

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    The Pain of Bart Stupak

    Sandra McElwaine

    March 27, 2010

Historical Examples of menominee

Word Origin and History for menominee


also Menomini, Algonquian people of Wisconsin, from Ojibwa (Algonquian) Manoominii, literally "wild rice people," from manoomin "wild rice." Not their name for themselves.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper