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Meaning of ACADIAN

Pronunciation:  u'keydeeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an early French settler in the Maritimes
 

ACADIAN is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: Cajun, French Canadian

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*ca"di*an\, a.
Of or pertaining to Acadie, or Nova Scotia. ``Acadian
farmers.'' --Longfellow. -- n. A native of Acadie.

{Acadian epoch} (Geol.), an epoch at the beginning of the
   American paleozoic time, and including the oldest American
   rocks known to be fossiliferous. See {Geology}.

{Acadian owl} (Zo["o]l.), a small North American owl
   ({Nyctule Acadica}); the saw-whet.

 

 

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