variants or Paducah
plural Paduca or Paducas or Paducah or Paducahs
: an Amerind people of the southern Great Plains: such as
: comanche
: apache

Word History


French Padouca, of Siouan origin; probably akin to Dakota pa-hdō-ka to pierce, bore

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“Paduca.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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