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Noun1.Pappoose - an American Indian infantpappoose - an American Indian infant    
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
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PAPPOOSE - was as babyish as her name implies on her debut at Yarmouth on Tuesday but the filly definitely looks the one to follow from this six-furlong maiden, picking up in the closing stages to finish sixth.
Pappoose is a genuine variant of papoose, a North American Indian young child.