noun Etymology: American + Indian Date: circa 1898 American IndianAmerind noun or adjectiveAmerindian adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • amerindian — AMERINDIÁN, Ă, amerindieni, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. (La pl.) Populaţii băştinaşe din America, de rasă mongoloidă, numite şi piei roşii sau indieni2; (şi la sg.) persoană care aparţine uneia dintre aceste populaţii. 2. adj. Care aparţine …   Dicționar Român

  • Amerindian — (adj.) 1900; see AMERIND (Cf. Amerind), of which it is the derived adjective …   Etymology dictionary

  • Amerindian — ☆ Amerindian [am΄ər in′dē ən ] n., adj. [ AMER(ICAN) + INDIAN: coined by J. W. Powell (1834 92), U.S. ethnologist] AMERICAN INDIAN Amerind [am′ərind΄] n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • Amerindian — UK [ˌæməˈrɪndɪən] / US noun [countable] Word forms Amerindian : singular Amerindian plural Amerindians a Native American This word is used especially in books about Native American society or languages …   English dictionary

  • Amerindian — [[t]æ̱mərɪ̱ndiən[/t]] Amerindians Amerindian means the same as American Indian …   English dictionary

  • Amerindian — /am euh rin dee euhn/, n. 1. Indian (def. 1). adj. 2. of or pertaining to Amerindians. [AMER(ICAN) + INDIAN] Usage. See Indian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Amerindian — noun /ˌæməˈrɪndiən/ An American Indian. See Also: Amerind, American Indian, Indian, Hindian, Asian Indian …   Wiktionary

  • Amerindian — Am|er|in|di|an [ ,æmə rındiən ] noun count a NATIVE AMERICAN. This word is used especially in books about Native American society or languages …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Amerindian — n. American Indian adj. of American Indian origin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Amerindian — [ˌamə rɪndɪən] (also Amerind amərɪnd) noun another term for American Indian, used chiefly in anthropological and linguistic contexts …   English new terms dictionary

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