Brit. a low dune or sandy tract near a seashore
Origin of deneME; probably akin to dune
nounpl. or Denes
- a member of any of the Athabaskan peoples of the Northwest Territories, Canada
- the group of languages spoken by these peoples
Origin of DeneFrench déné from Athabaskan, a self-designation, literally , people
of these peoples or their cultures
A sandy tract or dune by the seashore.
Origin of denePossibly East Frisian düne a sand dune akin to dune
nounused with a pl. verb
The Athabaskan-speaking peoples of northwest Canada and inland Alaska considered as a group.
From Middle English, from Old English denu
Perhaps related to Middle Low German düne (“dune”)
- A member of the Athabascan peoples.