noun Arik·a·ra \ə-ˈri-kə-rə\
plural Arikara

Definition of ARIKARA

:  a member of an American Indian people of the Missouri River valley in North Dakota
:  the language of the Arikara

Origin of ARIKARA

probably from a Pawnee name for an Arikara band
First Known Use: 1811


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