papoose

noun
pa·​poose | \pa-ˈpüs, pə-\

Definition of papoose 

dated, now often offensive

: a young child of American Indian parents

First Known Use of papoose

1634, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for papoose

Narragansett papoòs

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The first known use of papoose was in 1634

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