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Caddo

[kad-oh]
noun, plural Cad·dos, (especially collectively) Cad·do for 1.
  1. a member of any of several North American Indian tribes formerly located in Arkansas, Louisiana, and eastern Texas, and now living in Oklahoma.
  2. the Caddoan language of the Caddo.
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Origin of Caddo

From the Caddo word kaduhdá·čuʔ the name of a band
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Historical Examples of caddo

  • Then I tried Winn and Caddo a spell; they was n't no better.

    Bayou Folk

    Kate Chopin

  • The Caddo and Comanche had epithets for this tribe, that signified "dog-eaters."

  • I hold, however, that some Caddo forms of speech must be indigenous.

    Opuscula

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • The Caddo tribes were cultivators of the soil as well as hunters, and practised the arts of pottery-making and tanning.

  • Somewhat later the Caddo confederacy in Texas took prominence, and the Caddo became a nucleus also.

    Opuscula

    Robert Gordon Latham