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Amerind

[ am-uh-rind ]
/ ˈæm ə rɪnd /
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noun
any of the Indigenous languages of the American Indians.
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Origin of Amerind

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; Amer(ican) + Ind(ian)

usage note for Amerind

See Indian.

OTHER WORDS FROM Amerind

Am·er·in·dic, adjective

Other definitions for Amerind (2 of 2)

AmerInd

or Amer. Ind.


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