Definition of Plains Cree in English:

Plains Cree

(also Plain Cree)


  • A member of a Cree people inhabiting the parts of Saskatchewan and Alberta that comprise the northernmost area of the North American plains; the dialect of Cree spoken by this people.


  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of this people or their language.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Henry (1739–1824). In some forms from the plural of plain + Cree. In some forms from plain + Cree.


Plains Cree

/ˌpleɪnz ˈkriː/