Siouan

noun
Siou·​an | \ ˈsü-ən How to pronounce Siouan (audio) \

Definition of Siouan

1 : an American Indian language family of central and southeastern North America
2 : a member of any of the peoples speaking Siouan languages

First Known Use of Siouan

1885, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Siouan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Siouan. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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