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Meaning of SQUAW

Pronunciation:  skwo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an American Indian woman
 

SQUAW is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: American Indian, Indian, North American Indian, Red Indian

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Squaw\, n. [Massachusetts Indian squa, eshqua;
Narragansett squ[^a]ws; Delaware ochqueu, and khqueu; used
also in compound words (as the names of animals) in the sense
of female.]
A female; a woman; -- in the language of Indian tribes of the
Algonquin family, correlative of sannup.

{Old squaw}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Old}.

 

 

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