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kachina doll

[kuh-chee-nuh] /kəˈtʃi nə/
noun
1.
a Hopi Indian doll carved from cottonwood root in representation of a kachina and given as a gift to a child or used as a household decoration.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50, Americanism
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