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red man

noun, Older Use: Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a North American Indian.
Origin of red man
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10
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red man

noun
1.
(archaic, offensive) a North American Indian
Word Origin
C18: see redskin
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