Mohican

[ moh-hee-kuh n ]
/ moʊˈhi kən /
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noun, plural Mo·hi·cans, (especially collectively) Mo·hi·can.

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British Dictionary definitions for mohican (1 of 2)

mohican

/ (məʊˈhiːkən) /

noun

a punk hairstyle in which the head is shaved at the sides and the remaining strip of hair is worn stiffly erect and sometimes brightly coloured
a person wearing such a hairstyle

British Dictionary definitions for mohican (2 of 2)

Mohican

Mahican (məˈhiːkən)

/ (ˈməʊɪkən, məʊˈhiːkən) /

noun

plural -cans or -can a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Hudson river and east of it
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
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Word Origin and History for mohican

Mohican


from Mahican (Algonquian) ma:hi:kan "people of the tidal estuary." Spelling with -o- popularized by James Fenimore Cooper's novel.

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