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.

Origin of Caddo

From the Caddo word kaduhdá·čuʔ the name of a band Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for caddo

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.


    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.


    Robert Gordon Latham