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  1. Ojibwe(Noun)

    A member of a native Algonquin people of central Canada.

  2. Ojibwe(ProperNoun)

    The language spoken by the native Algonquin people of central Canada, one of a closely related group of languages and dialects of the Algonquian branch of the Algic language family.

  3. Origin: From Outchibouec, or its source, ojibwe, from -o + jiibaakwe + abwe, meaning "Those who roast until it puckers," thought to be because of a local habit of puckering their moccasins.

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