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Am·er·in·di·an

 (ăm′ə-rĭn′dē-ən) also Am·er·ind (ăm′ə-rĭnd′)
n.
An American Indian. See Usage Note at American Indian.


Am′er·in′di·an, Am′er·ind′ adj.
Am′er·in′dic adj.
Usage Note: The contractions Amerindian and Amerind occur infrequently in modern American English, especially with reference to the Native American peoples of the United States and Canada. They are somewhat more common in anthropological contexts or when used of the native peoples of the Caribbean and Central and South America.
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Amerindian

(ˌæməˈrɪndɪən)
n, adj
1. (Peoples) a specialist word, esp in linguistics and anthropology, for American Indian
2. (Languages) a specialist word, esp in linguistics and anthropology, for American Indian
ˌAmerˈindic adj
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Amerindian - any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrivedAmerindian - any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
war party - a band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)
person of color, person of colour - (formal) any non-European non-white person
American Indian, Indian, Red Indian - a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
South American Indian - a member of a native Indian group in South America
Carib, Carib Indian - a member of an American Indian peoples of northeastern South America and the Lesser Antilles
Arawak, Arawakan - a member of a widespread group of Amerindians living in northeastern South America
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Translations

Amerindian

[ˌæməˈrɪndɪən]
A. ADJamerindio
B. Namerindio/a m/f
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Amerindian

nIndianer(in) m(f)
adjindianisch
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References in periodicals archive ?
With titles such as "The Menace of Mexican Immigration," "The Influx of Mexican Amerinds," and "Mexicans or Ruin," authors showcased their belief in the inferiority of Mexicans.
Cann, "mtDNA history of the Cayapa Amerinds of ecuador: Detection of additional founding lineages for the native American populations," American Journal of Human Genetics, vol.
Sex differences in humeral bilateral asymmetry in two hunter-gatherer populations: California Amerinds and British Columbian Amerinds.
Indians later disambiguated as Red Indians, American Indians, Amerindians, or Amerinds .
But for the native Amerinds, all citizens of the US today are immigrants that brought with them the cultures of their homelands.
Southey's Madoc--native medieval Welsh prince become (pre.)Renaissance epic colonizer--discovers the New World and partners there with the Hoamen Amerinds to challenge and beard their bloody Aztec oppressors.
They are also known as American Indians, Amerinds, or Indigenous, Aboriginal or Original Americans.
Fehrenbach's Lone Star: A History of Texas and Texans (1980) begins with the Amerinds, and stresses the "warrior values" that made generation after generation who repeatedly conquered frontiers respectful of their peers, hostile to outsiders, and conservative in outlook.
Reconstructing Population History Using JC Virus: Amerinds, Spanish, and Africans in the Ancestry of Modern Puerto Ricans.