Chickasaw

noun
Chick·a·saw | \ ˈchi-kə-ˌsȯ \
plural Chickasaw or Chickasaws

Definition of Chickasaw 

1 : a member of an American Indian people of Mississippi and Alabama

2 : the Muskogean language of the Chickasaw

First Known Use of Chickasaw

1674, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Chickasaw

Chickasaw čikašša

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