Definition of Cayuse
plural Cayuse or Cayuses
1 : a member of an American Indian people of Oregon and Washington
2 plural cayuses not capitalized West : a native range horse
Origin of cayuse
First Known Use: 1825
Rhymes with cayuse
Aarhus, abstruse, abuse, adduce, Atreus, blue spruce, burnoose, caboose, Cepheus, ceruse, charmeuse, chartreuse, Chartreuse, conduce, couscous, cut loose, deduce, diffuse, disuse, educe, effuse, excuse, fair use, footloose, hang loose, induce, Lanús, misuse, mongoose, Morpheus, negus, obtuse, Orpheus, papoose, Peleus, Perseus, prepuce, produce, profuse, Proteus, Purus, recluse, red spruce, reduce, refuse, retuse, reuse, Sanctus, seduce, slip noose, snow goose, Tereus, Theseus, traduce, transduce, turn loose, unloose, vamoose
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