squaw

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noun \ˈskwȯ\

Definition of squaw

  1. 1 now often offensive :  an American Indian woman

  2. 2 usually disparaging :  woman, wife

Origin and Etymology of squaw

Massachusett squa, ussqua woman


First Known Use: 1634



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