Sioux

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A shortening of French Nadouessioux, from Ojibwe naadawesiwag (little snakes), which could refer to the massasauga snake (Sistrurus catenatus), a small rattlesnake.

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Sioux pl (plural only)

  1. Various formerly nomadic Native American tribes of the North American Great Plains.

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Sioux

  1. The group of languages spoken by the Sioux.

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Sioux m

  1. Sioux (member of Sioux tribes)

Further reading[edit]

  • Sioux in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu