from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting the Platte River valley in south-central Nebraska and northern Kansas, with a present-day population in north-central Oklahoma. The Pawnee comprised a confederation of four relatively independent tribes living in permanent villages.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Caddoan language of the Pawnee.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A near-extinct language of North America.
- adj. Relating to the Pawnee people or language.
- n. A person of Pawnee origin or descent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One or two whom a pledge is delivered as security; one who takes anything in pawn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The person to whom a pawn is delivered as security; one who takes anything in pawn.
- n. One of an Indian tribe which formerly dwelt principally in Nebraska and also in Kansas and Texas.
- Of or relating to the Pawnees.
- n. See brandy-pawnee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the Caddoan language spoken by the Pawnee
- n. a member of the Pawnee nation formerly living in Nebraska and Kansas but now largely in Oklahoma
North American French Pani, of Illinois origin, ultimately of Siouan origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)