(redirected from Quapaw Indian)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


n. pl. Quapaw or Qua·paws
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Arkansas along the Arkansas River, with a present-day population in Oklahoma.
2. The Siouan language of the Quapaw.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Quapaw - a member of the Siouan people of the Arkansas river valley in Arkansas
Dhegiha - any member of a Siouan people speaking one of the Dhegiha languages
2.Quapaw - the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Quapaw
Dhegiha - a branch of the Siouan languages
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The plan was for Prince to establish an Indian bingo operation, and there was talk of setting up a Quapaw Indian reservation on a piece of Belvedere land to facilitate this.