Acolapissa

noun
Ac·​o·​la·​pis·​sa | \ ˌa-kə-lə-ˈpi-sə \
plural Acolapissa or Acolapissas

Definition of Acolapissa

1 : an extinct Muskogean people of Louisiana and Mississippi
2 : a member of the Acolapissa people

History and Etymology for Acolapissa

Choctaw Okla pisa, literally, lookouts, guardians, spies, from okla people, tribe + pisa one who sees, observer

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“Acolapissa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acolapissa. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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