Blackfoot

noun
Black·​foot | \ ˈblak-ˌfu̇t How to pronounce Blackfoot (audio) \
plural Blackfeet or Blackfoot

Definition of Blackfoot

1 : a member of an American Indian people of Montana, Alberta, and Saskatchewan
2 : the Algonquian language of the Blackfeet

First Known Use of Blackfoot

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Blackfoot was in 1790

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