Definition of Minnetaree in English:

Minnetaree

(also Minitari, Minnitaree, Minetaree)

noun

historical
  • 1Hidatsa.

  • 2(A member of) a North American Indian people (also known as the Atsina) variously identified with the Arapaho and Blackfoot.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Evans. From Mandan wrítari Hidatsa from Hidatsa miríta:ri, lit. ‘crosses the water’.

Pronunciation

Minnetaree

/mɪnɪˈtaːri/