Pronunciation: (ab"u-nak'ē, ä"bu-nä'kē), [key]
—pl. -kis, (esp. collectively) -ki for 1.
1. a member of a grouping of American Indian peoples of southern Quebec and Maine, earlier also of New Hampshire, Vermont, and northern Massachusetts.
2. any of the Eastern Algonquian languages of the Abenaki peoples. Also,Abnaki.Also called Wabanaki.
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