Pronunciation: (pu-nob'skot, -skut), [key]
—pl. -scots, (esp. collectively) -scot for 2.
1. a river flowing S from N Maine into Penobscot Bay. 350 mi. (565 km) long.
2. a member of a North American Indian people of the Penobscot River valley.
3. the Eastern Algonquian language of the Penobscot, a dialect of Abenaki.
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