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Red Indian

noun, Older Use: Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a North American Indian.
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1825-35 Unabridged
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Red Indian

noun, adjective
an old-fashioned name, now considered highly offensive, for Native American
Word Origin
see redskin
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