Mississippian

adjective
Mis·​sis·​sip·​pi·​an | \ˌmi-sə-ˈsi-pē-ən, (ˌ)mis-ˈsi-\

Definition of Mississippian 

1 : of or relating to Mississippi, its people, or the Mississippi River

2 : of, relating to, or being the period of the Paleozoic era in North America following the Devonian and preceding the Pennsylvanian or the corresponding system of rocks — see Geologic Time Table

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Mississippian noun

First Known Use of Mississippian

1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Mississippian

Mississippi River

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