Wyandot

noun
Wy·​an·​dot | \ ˈwī-ən-ˌdät also ˈwīn-ˌdät How to pronounce Wyandot (audio) \

Definition of Wyandot

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

First Known Use of Wyandot

1749, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Wyandot

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

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