native North American people, also their Iroquoian language, 1670s, Chorakae, from Cherokee tsaragi.
"native or inhabitant of Texas," 1925, from American Spanish, formerly Texano "a Texan" (see Texas).
type of small South American monkey, 1832, from native name in Tupi, probably imitative.
small, short-billed North American bird species, the Carolina rail, 1705, probably from a native name.
"American, English-speaking white person," 1941, southwestern U.S., from Anglo-American. Anglo was used similarly of native, English-speakers in Canada from 1800 and Britain from 1964.
Native American language family of the southeastern U.S., 1890, from Muskogee, name of the Creek and related tribes (1775), from Creek maskoki.
black bird of the cuckoo family native to the American tropics, 1829, from Spanish or Portuguese ani, from Tupi.
gourd rattle used as a Latin-American percussion instrument, 1813, from Portuguese, from a Brazilian native name. Related: Maracas.
one of a race of huge, hairy man-monsters supposed to inhabit the Pacific northwest woods in Native American lore and also known as bigfoot, 1929, from Halkomelem (Salishan), a native language of the Pacific Northwest, sæsq'ec [Bright].