Origin: Ojibwa ojibwe, orig. name of an Ojibwa band near Sault Ste. Marie: said to be < a root meaning “puckered up,” in allusion to the style of moccasins
See Ojibwa in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. Ojibwa Ojibwa or O·jib·was also Ojibway or O·jib·ways or Ojibwe or O·jib·wes
Origin: Ojibwa ojibwe.