Definition of 'algonquian'
- a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
- family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
Synonyms: Algonquin Algonquian language
- of or relating to an Algonquian tribe or its people or language
Synonyms: Algonkian Algonquin