Etymology
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Amerind (n.)

1899, coined by Maj. John Wesley Powell at the Bureau of American Ethnology, where he was director, from American + Indian.

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Definitions of Amerind
1
Amerind (n.)
any of the languages spoken by Amerindians;
Synonyms: Amerindian language / American-Indian language / American Indian / Indian
2
Amerind (adj.)
of or pertaining to Native Americans or their culture or languages;
Synonyms: Indian / Amerindic / Native American
From wordnet.princeton.edu