Amerindian

[ am-uh-rin-dee-uh n ]
/ ˌæm əˈrɪn di ən /
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noun

adjective

of or relating to Amerindians.

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Origin of Amerindian


Usage note

See Indian.

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British Dictionary definitions for amerindian

Amerindian

/ (ˌæməˈrɪndɪən) /

noun, adjective Also: Amerind (ˈæmərɪnd)

a specialist word, esp in linguistics and anthropology, for American Indian
Derived FormsAmerindic, adjective

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Word Origin and History for amerindian

Amerindian

adj.

1900; see Amerind, of which it is the derived adjective.

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