- a member of any of several North American Indian tribes formerly located in Arkansas, Louisiana, and eastern Texas, and now living in Oklahoma.
- the Caddoan language of the Caddo.
Origin of Caddo
From the Caddo word kaduhdá·čuʔ the name of a band
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Examples from the Web for caddo
Then I tried Winn and Caddo a spell; they was n't no better.Bayou Folk
The Caddo and Comanche had epithets for this tribe, that signified "dog-eaters."
I hold, however, that some Caddo forms of speech must be indigenous.
The Caddo tribes were cultivators of the soil as well as hunters, and practised the arts of pottery-making and tanning.The Myths of the North American Indians
Somewhat later the Caddo confederacy in Texas took prominence, and the Caddo became a nucleus also.