noun Cro·atan \¦krōə¦tan\
variants: less commonly

Croatan Indian

Definition of Croatan



sometimes disparaging

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

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Origin and Etymology of croatan

from Croatan, island, off the coast of North Carolina

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a brief usually trivial fact

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