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Iroquoian

[ir-uh-kwoi-uh n]
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noun
  1. a family of North American Indian languages that includes Cherokee, Seneca, Mohawk, and Oneida.
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Iroquois people.
  2. of or belonging to the Iroquoian family of languages.

Origin of Iroquoian

First recorded in 1690–1700; Iroquois + -an
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Iroquoian

noun
  1. a family of North American Indian languages including Cherokee, Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, and Onondaga: probably related to Siouan
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Iroquois, their culture, or their languages
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