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1Cajun

noun Ca·jun \ˈkā-jən\

: a person from Louisiana whose ancestors were French Canadian

Full Definition of CAJUN

:  a Louisianian descended from French-speaking immigrants from Acadia

Variants of CAJUN

Ca·jun also Ca·jan \ˈkā-jən\

Origin of CAJUN

alteration of Acadian
First Known Use: 1868

Rhymes with CAJUN

2Cajun

adjective

: 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
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Cajuns
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)

First Known Use of CAJUN

1880

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