Ir·​o·​quoi·​an ˌir-ə-ˈkwȯi-ən How to pronounce Iroquoian (audio)
: a member of any of the peoples constituting the Iroquois
: an American Indian language family of eastern North America including Cayuga, Cherokee, Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca, and Tuscarora
Iroquoian adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1697, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Iroquoian was in 1697

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Cite this Entry

“Iroquoian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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