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Iroquoian

[ir-uh-kwoi-uh n]
noun
  1. a family of North American Indian languages that includes Cherokee, Seneca, Mohawk, and Oneida.
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Iroquois people.
  2. of or belonging to the Iroquoian family of languages.
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Origin of Iroquoian

First recorded in 1690–1700; Iroquois + -an
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Iroquoian

noun
  1. a family of North American Indian languages including Cherokee, Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, and Onondaga: probably related to Siouan
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adjective
  1. of or relating to the Iroquois, their culture, or their languages
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