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Amerindian

[am-uh-rin-dee-uh n] /ˌæm əˈrɪn di ən/
noun
1.
Indian (def 1).
adjective
2.
of or relating to Amerindians.
Origin
Amer(ican) + indian
Usage note
See Indian.
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British Dictionary definitions for amerindians

Amerindian

/ˌæməˈrɪndɪən/
noun, adjective
1.
a specialist word, esp in linguistics and anthropology, for American Indian
Derived Forms
Amerindic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for amerindians

Amerindian

adj.

1900; see Amerind, of which it is the derived adjective.

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