any of various ancestral spirits deified by the Hopi Indians and impersonated in religious rituals by masked dancers.
a Hopi religious ritual at which
such masked dancers perform.
a masked dancer impersonating such a spirit at a Hopi religious ritual.
1885–90; < Hopi ḳacína < Keresan (Santa Ana) k̉â˙cina (or a cognate word)
is always a great word to know.
So is zedonk. Does it mean: