Definition of moonias in English:

moonias

Pronunciation /ˈmuːnɪas/

noun

derogatory Canadian
  • Especially among North American Indians in Canada: a newcomer.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Dictionary Canadianisms. From Plains Cree môniya:s non-Indian, white person, diminutive of môniya:w from Southern Algonquian mo:niya:winini from mo:niya Montreal (from French Montréal) + -inini man.