Definition of Americanoid

: resembling or having the form of something American specifically : showing certain lexical or structural affinities with the American Indian languages used of certain languages of northeastern Asia (such as Yukaghir, Chukchi, and Koryak) — compare paleo-asiatic

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First Known Use of Americanoid

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Americanoid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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