Siouan

Siouan

[soo-uhn]
noun
1.
an American Indian language family formerly widespread from Saskatchewan to the lower Mississippi, also found in the Virginia and Carolina piedmont, and including Catawba, Crow, Dakota, Hidatsa, Mandan, Osage, and Winnebago.
2.
a member of one of the Siouan-speaking peoples.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to the Sioux or the Siouan languages.

Origin:
1885–90, Americanism; Sioux + -an

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Siouan (ˈsuːən)
 
n
1.  a family of North American Indian languages including Sioux, probably related to Iroquoian
 
adj
2.  of or relating to the Sioux peoples or languages

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