Definition of Animikie in English:

Animikie

(also Animike)

noun

Geology
  • A series of rocks of the Canadian Shield of early Proterozoic age, rich in iron ore; the period of time during which these were deposited. Usually attributive.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Animikki:, lit. ‘thunderer’, the name in Ojibwa of Thunder Bay, on Lake Superior, Ontario, Canada, where the rocks are exposed and were first investigated.

Pronunciation

Animikie

/aˈnɪmɪki/