Mississippian


Mis·sis·sip·pi·an

adjective \ˌmi-sə-ˈsi-pē-ən, (ˌ)mis-ˈsi-\

Definition of MISSISSIPPIAN

1
:  of or relating to Mississippi, its people, or the Mississippi River
2
:  of, relating to, or being the period of the Paleozoic era in North America following the Devonian and preceding the Pennsylvanian or the corresponding system of rocks — see geologic time table
Mississippian noun

Origin of MISSISSIPPIAN

Mississippi River
First Known Use: 1835

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