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noun

an American Indian culture of the southwestern U.S. from 100 b.c. to a.d. 65 that developed in three phases, immediately preceded the Pueblo culture, and was noted for its basketry, agriculture, use of the bow and arrow, and, in its later stages, the building of semisubterranean houses.
an American Indian belonging to the Basket Maker culture.

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Origin of Basket Maker

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Basket Maker

noun

a member of an early Native American people of the southwestern US, preceding the Pueblo people, known for skill in basket-making
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