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A white or other non-Native American man having a Native American wife and usually living with her people.
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1. (Peoples) a White or other non-American-Indian man married to a North American Indian woman
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usage: This term, though rarely used today, is perceived as insulting to Native Americans.—n.
(a term used to refer to a white or other non-Indian man married to an American Indian woman.)
Older Use: Offensive.
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