Siouan

noun
1. a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
Syn: ↑Sioux
Derivationally related forms: ↑Siouan (for: ↑Sioux)
Hypernyms: ↑Plains Indian, ↑Buffalo Indian
Hyponyms:
Biloxi, ↑Catawba, ↑Crow, ↑Dakota, ↑Dhegiha, ↑Hidatsa, ↑Gros Ventre, ↑Iowa, ↑Ioway, ↑Missouri, ↑Ofo, ↑Oto, ↑Otoe, ↑Santee, ↑Santee Sioux, ↑Santee Dakota, ↑Eastern Sioux, ↑Teton, ↑Lakota, ↑Teton Sioux, ↑Teton Dakota, ↑Tutelo, ↑Winnebago
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Crazy Horse, ↑Tashunca-Uitco, ↑Rain-in-the-Face
2. a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
Syn: ↑Siouan language
Hyponyms:
Biloxi, ↑Catawba, ↑Chiwere, ↑Crow, ↑Dakota, ↑Dhegiha, ↑Hidatsa, ↑Gros Ventre, ↑Hunkpapa, ↑Ofo, ↑Oglala, ↑Ogalala, ↑Santee, ↑Tutelo, ↑Winnebago
adjective
of or relating to the Sioux people or their language and culture
Pertains to noun: ↑Sioux
Derivationally related forms: ↑Sioux

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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