Definition of ponask in English:

ponask

(also poonask)

Pronunciation /ˈpəʊnask/ /ˈpuːnask/

verb

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

Origin

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