Wyandot

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noun Wy·an·dot \ˈwī-ən-ˌdät also ˈwīn-ˌdät\

Definition of Wyandot

  1. :  a member of an American Indian group formed in the 17th century by Hurons and other Indians fleeing the Iroquois

Origin and Etymology of wyandot

of Iroquoian origin; akin to Huron (Iroquoian language of the Hurons) ouendat, a self-designation, Mohawk skawę́·nat one language


First Known Use: 1749


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