red man

noun

Definition of red man

1 dated, now often offensive : american indian
2 capitalized R&M [Improved Order of Red Men] : a member of a major benevolent and fraternal order

First Known Use of red man

1725, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Red man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20man. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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