[ soh-toh ]

noun,plural Saul·teaux [soh-tohz; especially collectively -toh] /ˈsoʊ toʊz; especially collectively -toʊ/ for 1.
  1. a member of one of the First Nations of Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan, a division of the Ojibwe peoples.

  2. the language of the Saulteaux, a dialect of Ojibwemowin, and one of the languages in the Algonquian language family.

  1. of or relating to the Saulteaux or their language.

Origin of Saulteaux

First recorded in 1840–45; French; irregularly formed from Sault Ste. Marie

Words Nearby Saulteaux Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Saulteaux in a sentence

  • Peguis, the Saulteaux chief, befriended the white man from the beginning.

  • His success had been very marked, and the old Saulteaux rejoiced that he and the rest of them were to be neglected no longer.

    By Canoe and Dog-Train | Egerton Ryerson Young
  • She had heard from some fur-hunters about our having come to live in the land of the Saulteaux.

    On the Indian Trail | Egerton Ryerson Young
  • Was not she a Saulteaux, and had not she a right to know of this new way, about which so much was being said?

    By Canoe and Dog-Train | Egerton Ryerson Young
  • Two Saulteaux chiefs, with about forty warriors of that nation, arrived at the settlement.

    The Great Company | Beckles Willson