or pic·a·nin·ny, pic·ca·nin·ny
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Piccaninny, Pickaninny, pik′a-nin-i, n. a little child: an African or negro child.
Having bought a fowl from a native in a canoe, the native asked me if I wanted “Pickaninny stop along him fella.”The Cruise of the Snark|Jack London
Presently a Pickaninny came along with a small keg in his hands.
Just as I got out there came along the Pickaninny that had gone over on the rainbow.