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Noun: Algonquian  al'góng-kee-un
  1. A member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
    - Algonquin
     
  2. Family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
    - Algonquin, Algonquian language
Adjective: Algonquian  al'góng-kee-un
  1. Of or relating to an Algonquian tribe or its people or language
    - Algonkian, Algonquin

Derived forms: Algonquians

Type of: American Indian, American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, Indian, Red Indian

Encyclopedia: Algonquian