Iroquois

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Iroquois, from Algonquian Irinakhoiw, literally, 'real adders'.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɪɹ.ə.kwɔɪ/, /ˈɪɹəkɔɪ/
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Noun[edit]

Iroquois (plural Iroquois)

  1. A member of a confederacy of (originally) five Native American (Indian) tribes: the Mohawks, the Oneidas, the Onondagas, the Cayugas, and the Senecas. Also known as the Iroquois League.
  2. A kind of hairdo where both sides of the head are shaved, leaving only a stripe of hair in the middle.

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Iroquois

  1. Any of the languages of the Iroquois, belonging to the Iroquoian family of languages.

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Iroquois

  1. Iroquois