1. Word forms: plural Oˈjibˌwas or Oˈjibˌwa
the Algonquian language of this people and certain neighboring groups
adjective Also Oˈjibˌway (oʊˈdʒɪbˌweɪ
of the Ojibwas or their language or culture
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Word origin of 'Ojibwa'Ojibwa ojibwe, orig. name of an Ojibwa band near Sault Ste. Marie: said to be < a root meaning
“puckered up,” in allusion to the style of moccasins