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Cajun

noun Ca·jun \ˈkā-jən\

Simple Definition of Cajun

  • : a person from Louisiana whose ancestors were French Canadian

Full Definition of Cajun

  1. :  a Louisianian descended from French-speaking immigrants from Acadia

Variants of cajun

also Ca·jan play \ˈkā-jən\

Origin of cajun

alteration of Acadian


First Known Use: 1868

Rhymes with cajun


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Cajun

adjective Ca·jun

Simple Definition of Cajun

  • : made by or relating to the Cajuns

  • : prepared in a cooking style developed by the Cajuns and usually including spicy seasonings

Full Definition of Cajun

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Cajuns

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or prepared in a style of cooking originating among the Cajuns and characterized by the use of hot seasonings (as cayenne pepper)

1880

First Known Use of cajun

1880


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