Meaning of Penobscot


Pronunciation: (pu-nob'skot, -skut), [key]
— pl. -scots, -scot
  1. a river flowing S from N Maine into Penobscot Bay. 350 mi. (565 km) long.
  2. a member of a North American Indian people of the Penobscot River valley.
  3. the Eastern Algonquian language of the Penobscot, a dialect of Abenaki.
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