Amerind

Amerind

[am-uh-rind]
noun
1.
Indian ( def 1 ).
2.
any of the indigenous languages of the American Indians.

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; Amer(ican) + Ind(ian)

Amerindic, adjective


See Indian.
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AmerInd

American Indian.
Also, Amer. Ind.
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Amerind
1899, coined by Maj. John Wesley Powell (1834-1902) at the Bureau of American Ethnology, where he was director, from American + Indian.
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AmerInd
American Indian
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