[ paw-nee ]
/ pɔˈni /

noun, plural Paw·nees, (especially collectively) Paw·nee for 1.

a member of a confederacy of North American Plains Indians of Caddoan stock formerly located along the Platte River valley, Nebraska, and now living in northern Oklahoma.
the Caddoan language of the Pawnee Indians. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (pɔːˈniː) /


plural -nees or -nee a member of a confederacy of related North American Indian peoples, formerly living in Nebraska and Kansas, now chiefly in Oklahoma
the language of these peoples, belonging to the Caddoan family
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