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PAWNEE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Pawnee mean? 

PAWNEE (noun)
  The noun PAWNEE has 2 senses:

1. a member of the Pawnee nation formerly living in Nebraska and Kansas but now largely in Oklahoma
2. the Caddoan language spoken by the Pawnee

  Familiarity information: PAWNEE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PAWNEE (noun)


Sense 1Pawnee [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A member of the Pawnee nation formerly living in Nebraska and Kansas but now largely in Oklahoma

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Pawnee" is a kind of...):

Caddo (a group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas)


Sense 2Pawnee [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The Caddoan language spoken by the Pawnee

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Pawnee" is a kind of...):

Caddo; Caddoan; Caddoan language (a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo)


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