Centralid

noun
Cen·​tral·​id | \ ˈsen‧trələ̇d, -ˌlid \
plural -s

Definition of Centralid

: an early American Indian of a physical type characterized by broad high-vaulted head and relatively broad face and found primarily in southwestern U.S. and the northern Mississippi valley — compare pacifid , sylvid

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central + -id

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“Centralid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Centralid. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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