West Indian
West India West` In"di*a, West Indian West` In"di*an Belonging or relating to the West Indies. [1913 Webster]

{West India tea} (Bot.), a shrubby plant ({Capraria biflora}) having oblanceolate toothed leaves which are sometimes used in the West Indies as a substitute for tea. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • West Indian — ♦♦♦ West Indians 1) ADJ West Indian means belonging or relating to the West Indies, or to its people or culture. The future quality of West Indian cricket looks promising... Barbadian born Frank Collymore was at the heart of the West Indian… …   English dictionary

  • West Indian — West In di*an A native of, or a dweller in, the West Indies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • west indian — (wi) of the West Indies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • West Indian — noun a native or national of the West Indies, or a person of West Indian descent. adjective relating to the West Indies or its people …   English new terms dictionary

  • West Indian — ➡ West Indies * * * …   Universalium

  • West Indian — 1. adjective of or from the West Indies 2. noun a person from the West Indies …   Wiktionary

  • West Indian — noun a native or inhabitant of the West Indies • Hypernyms: ↑American • Hyponyms: ↑Anguillan, ↑Antiguan, ↑Bahamian, ↑Barbadian, ↑Cuban, ↑Haitian, ↑Jam …   Useful english dictionary

  • West Indian — adjective or noun see West Indies …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • West Indian — adjective from or connected with the West Indies …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • West Indian Whistling Duck — Conservation status Vulnerable …   Wikipedia

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