noun, plural Paw·nees, (especially collectively) Paw·nee for 1.
Examples from the Web for pawnee
Her grandfather had been a physician and healer who—according to family lore—married a descendant of the Osage or Pawnee tribes.
Pawnee said farewell to the aggressively healthy Chris Traeger and tropical fish Ann Perkins.Goodbye Chris Traeger and Ann Perkins, P.S. I Love You|Abby Haglage|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These traders say they have come from the Pawnee village in two days.William Clayton's Journal|William Clayton
However, they had little doubt that a number of Pawnee scouts were concealed along the summit of the ridge.White Otter|Elmer Russell Gregor
So he had his horses packed, and with his immediate family and the old man, started north toward the Pawnee country.Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales|George Bird Grinnell
The newcomer was a well-known leader of the land boomers, who rejoiced in the name of Pawnee Brown.The Boy Land Boomer|Ralph Bonehill
The following anecdote is related of a Pawnee brave, or warrior, (son of Red Knife).Stories About Indians|Rufus Merrill
British Dictionary definitions for pawnee
Word Origin and History for pawnee
Indian tribes of the Caddoan family, formerly inhabiting the plains of Nebraska, 1778, from Canadian French pani, from a Siouan language, e.g. Oto panyi.