[pas-uh-muh-kwod-ee] /ˌpæs ə məˈkwɒd i/

noun, plural Passamaquoddies (especially collectively) Passamaquoddy for 1.
a member of a small tribe of North American Indians formerly of coastal Maine and New Brunswick and now living in Maine.
the Eastern Algonquian language of the Passamaquoddy, mutually intelligible with Malecite.

Indian tribe of southeast Maine, from Micmac, literally “place where pollack are plentiful,” or else, if it originally is a tribal name, “those of the place of many pollack.”


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