[ pas-uh-muh-kwod-ee ]
/ ˌpæs ə məˈkwɒd i /

noun, plural Pas·sa·ma·quod·dies, (especially collectively) Pas·sa·ma·quod·dy for 1.

a member of a small tribe of North American Indians formerly of coastal Maine and New Brunswick and now living in Maine.
the Eastern Algonquian language of the Passamaquoddy, mutually intelligible with Malecite. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for passamaquoddy


Indian tribe of southeast Maine, from Micmac, literally "place where pollack are plentiful," or else, if it originally is a tribal name, "those of the place of many pollack."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper