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Arapaho

noun Arap·a·ho \ə-ˈra-pə-ˌhō\

Definition of Arapaho

plural

Arapaho

or

Arapahos

or

Arapahoe

or

Arapahoes

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of the plains region ranging from Saskatchewan and Manitoba to New Mexico and Texas

  2. 2 :  the Algonquian language of the Arapaho people



Variants of arapaho

or

Arapahoe

play \ə-ˈra-pə-ˌhō\

Origin and Etymology of arapaho

probably from Hidatsa arúpahu Arapaho, or a cognate word in another Siouan language


First Known Use: 1812

Rhymes with arapaho

arpeggio, at one's elbow, bocaccio, bull's-eye window, carrion crow, centesimo, clock radio, con spirito, continuo, curculio, D'Annunzio, DMSO, Eustachio, ex nihilo, fantastico, fellatio, Fernando Póo, finocchio, fortissimo, Geronimo, get-up-and-go, go with the flow, Guantánamo, hereinbelow, home video, in dubio, intaglio, in utero, in vacuo, laminar flow, lancet window, La Rochefoucauld, lentissimo, locus in quo, lothario, magnifico, malapropos, Medicine Bow, medicine show, New Mexico, oregano, picture window, politico, portfolio, presidio, prestissimo, punctilio, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, Rosario, quo warranto, Sarajevo, scenario, simpatico, sound-and-light show, status in quo, talk radio, tennis elbow, turbulent flow, Verrocchio


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