Croatan

noun
Cro·​atan | \ ¦krōə¦tan \
variants: or less commonly Croatan Indian
plural -s

Definition of Croatan

sometimes disparaging
: one of a group of people of mixed American Indian, white, and black ancestry in southern North Carolina and adjoining sections of South Carolina

History and Etymology for Croatan

from Croatan, island, off the coast of North Carolina

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“Croatan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Croatan. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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