Iroquoian

noun
Ir·​o·​quoi·​an | \ ˌir-ə-ˈkwȯi-ən How to pronounce Iroquoian (audio) \

Definition of Iroquoian

1 : a member of any of the peoples constituting the Iroquois
2 : an American Indian language family of eastern North America including Cayuga, Cherokee, Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca, and Tuscarora

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Iroquoian adjective

First Known Use of Iroquoian

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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“Iroquoian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iroquoian. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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