nitchie

[ nee-chee ]
/ ˈni tʃi /

noun Chiefly Canadian Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term used to refer to a North-American Indian.

Origin of nitchie

1785–95; < Ojibwa ni·či· my friend, extracted from the phrase po·žo· ni·či· “greetings, friend!”, a common salutation among men
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