[ mik-mak ]

noun,plural Mi'k·maq
  1. Also called Mi’k·maw [mik-maw] /ˈmɪk mɔ/ . a member of a North American Indian people now living mostly in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

  2. the Algonquian language of these people.

  1. of or relating to the Mi'kmaq or their language.

Origin of Mi'kmaq

First recorded in 1755–65; from French Micmac, from Mi'kmaq m'ikmaq “allies”
  • Also (Older Spelling) Mic·mac .

Words Nearby Mi'kmaq

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