nounpl. -·ets or Nen′tsy
- a member of a group of Samoyed people living in autonomous regions in NE European Russia and NW Siberia
- the Samoyed language of this people
Origin of NenetsRussian n'enyts, man, person
- A member of a people of extreme northwest Russia along the coast of the White, Barents, and Kara Seas.
- The Samoyed language of this people.
Origin of NenetsNenets human being, Nenets