World English Dictionary
mohican (məʊˈhiːkən)
1.  a punk hairstyle in which the head is shaved at the sides and the remaining strip of hair is worn stiffly erect and sometimes brightly coloured
2.  a person wearing such a hairstyle

Mohican or Mahican (ˈməʊɪkən, məʊˈhiːkən, məˈhiːkən)
n , -cans, -can
1.  a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Hudson river and east of it
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
Mahican or Mahican

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Word Origin & History

from Mahican (Algonquian) ma:hi:kan "people of the tidal estuary." Spelling with -o- popularized by James Fenimore Cooper's novel.
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