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A family of North American Indian languages spoken formerly in the Dakotas, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana and presently in North Dakota and Oklahoma.
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(Languages) a family of Native American languages, including Pawnee, formerly spoken in a wide area of the Midwest, and probably distantly related to Siouan
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Cad•do•an(ˈkæd oʊ ən)
a family of American Indian languages, including Arikara, Pawnee, and Caddo, spoken or formerly spoken in the Great Plains and adjacent areas of Arkansas and Louisiana.
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|Noun||1.||Caddoan - a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo|
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Pawnee - the Caddoan language spoken by the Pawnee
Wichita - the Caddoan language spoken by the Wichita
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