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[pee-kwot] /ˈpi kwɒt/

noun, plural Pequots (especially collectively) Pequot.
a member of a powerful tribe of Algonquian-speaking Indians of Connecticut that was essentially destroyed in the Pequot War.
(pl) -quot, -quots. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in S New England
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family


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