Pequots Pe"quots, n. pl.; sing. {Pequot}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly inhabited Eastern Connecticut. [Written also {Pequods}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Pequot — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Los pequot son una tribu algonquina de Nueva Inglaterra, cuyo nombre proviene de pekawatawog, pequttoog, o Paquatanog “destructor”. Estaban divididos en numerosos grupos, de los cuales hoy sólo quedan dos: Los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pequot — [pē′kwät΄] n. [Narragansett, ? lit., people of the shoal ] 1. pl. Pequots or Pequot a member of a North American Indian people dominant in E Connecticut until conquered in 1637 2. the Algonquian language of this people adj. of the Pequots or… …   English World dictionary

  • Pequot — Infobox Ethnic group group=Pequots poptime=1620: 6,000 (est.) 1637: 3,000 (est.) 1910: 66 2000: 1,000 ndash;2,000 (est.) popplace=Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation, Lantern Hill, North Stonington Connecticut: 1130 Mashantuckett or Western Pequot,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pequot — Wohngebiet der Pequot und benachbarter Stämme um 1600 und historische Orte (rot) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pequot — /pee kwot/, n., pl. Pequots, (esp. collectively) Pequot. a member of a powerful tribe of Algonquian speaking Indians of Connecticut that was essentially destroyed in the Pequot War. [1625 35, Amer.; < Narragansett (E sp.) Pequttôog (pl.), and the …   Universalium

  • Pequot — La tribu Pequot est une tribu amérindienne qui vivait au XVIIe siècle dans la région du Connecticut au nord est des États Unis. Ils appartenaient au groupe linguistique des Algonquiens. Ils furent quasiment tous décimés lors de la Guerre des …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pequot — n. American Indian tribe which inhabited southeastern Connecticut (was almost entirely wiped out during the Pequot War in 1637); member of the Pequot tribe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pequot — ˈpēˌkwät noun (plural pequot or pequots) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: probably modification of Narraganset paquatanog destroyers 1. a. : an Indian people of southeastern Connecticut b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pequot — [ pi:kwɒt] noun (plural same or Pequots) 1》 a member of an American Indian people of southern New England. 2》 the extinct Algonquian language of the Pequot. Origin from Narragansett paquatanog destroyers …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pequot — /ˈpikwɒt/ (say peekwot) noun 1. a former people of Algonquian stock in southern New England in the early 17th century. 2. (plural Pequots or Pequot) a member of this people. 3. the extinct language spoken by this people, closely related to… …   Australian English dictionary

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