Definition of ponask in English:

ponask

verb

(also poonask)
Canadian
  • To cook (food, especially game or fish) on a stick set in the ground next to an open fire.

Pronunciation

ponask

/ˈpəʊnask/ /ˈpuːnask/

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Beaver. From Cree apwānāsk roasting stick apwān meat roasted on a stick + āskw wood.