Mississippian

adjective
Mis·​sis·​sip·​pi·​an | \ ˌmi-sə-ˈsi-pē-ən How to pronounce Mississippian (audio) , (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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“Mississippian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mississippian. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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