Pronunciation: (pô-nē'), [key]
—pl. -nees, (esp. collectively) -nee for 1.
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.
2. the Caddoan language of the Pawnee Indians.
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