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/