nounpl. Maliseet or Mal·i·seets or Malecite or Mal·e·cites
- A member of a Native American people inhabiting the St. John River valley in New Brunswick and northeast Maine. The Maliseet helped form the Abenaki confederacy in the mid-1700s.
- The Algonquian language of the Maliseet.
Origin of MaliseetFrom Mi'kmaq malisiit, one who speaks an incomprehensible language.