Maliseet meaning

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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.
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The Algonquian language of the Maliseet.
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Origin of maliseet

  • From Mi'kmaq malisiit one who speaks an incomprehensible language

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition