Arapaho

noun Arap·a·ho \ə-ˈra-pə-ˌhō\
variants: or

Arapahoe

play \ə-ˈra-pə-ˌhō\

Definition of Arapaho

plural

Arapaho

or

Arapahos

or

Arapahoe

or

Arapahoes

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of the plains region ranging from Saskatchewan and Manitoba to New Mexico and Texas

  2. 2 :  the Algonquian language of the Arapaho people

Origin and Etymology of arapaho

probably from Hidatsa arúpahu Arapaho, or a cognate word in another Siouan language


First Known Use: 1812


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