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Kiowa

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noun Ki·o·wa \ˈkī-ə-ˌwȯ, -ˌwä, -ˌwā\

Definition of Kiowa

plural Kiowa or Kiowas

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of what are now Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

  2. 2 :  the language of the Kiowa people



Origin of kiowa

ultimately from Kiowa kɔ́ygú, a self-designation


First Known Use: 1808


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