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Definitions of indian

  1. A native or inhabitant of India. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. An East Indian, West Indian, or Anglo-Indian; one of the first inhabitants of America, or a Red Indian; Indian Ocean, the ocean lying between Asia, Africa, and Australia. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. A native of the Indies: an aboriginal of America. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. A native of India; an aboriginal American. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. A native of India. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. An aboriginal American. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. A native of the East or West Indies, or an aboriginal of America. Indian berry, the cocculus indicus. Indian corn, the maize, of the genus zea. Indian cress, a plant of the genus tropaeolum, a favourite garden flower, known as the nasturtium. Indian date, the tamarind tree. Indian fig, the prickly pear. Indian file, single file. Indian fire, a bright white signal-light, of sulphur, realgar, and nitre. Indian ink, a substance made of lampblack and animal glue, brought chiefly from China, and used for water-colours. Indian madder, a vegetable substance, much used for dyeing red, purple, orange, and brown. Indian red, a species of ochre. Indian reed, a plant of the genus canna. Indian shot, a name given to plants of the genus canna. Indian tobacco, a species of lebelia. Indian turnip, an American plant with a head of red berries growing on a stem. Indian yellow, a bright yellow pigment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. A native. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Of or pertaining to the aborigines, or Indians, of America; as, Indian wars; the Indian tomahawk. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Made of maize or Indian corn; as, Indian corn, Indian meal, Indian bread, and the like. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. Of or pertaining to the aborigines, or Indians, of America; as, wars; the tomahawk. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Made of maize or corn; as, corn, meal, bread, and the like. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Pertaining to the Indies, to the West Indians, or to the American Indians; made of maize or Indian corn. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Belonging to the Indies, East or West, or to the aborigines of America. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Pertaining to India, or to the aborigines of North America. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Pertaining to India. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Pertaining to the American native races. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Pertaining to either of the Indies, East or West, or to the aborigines of America. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Pert. to the Indies, E. or W.. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for indian

  1. Sara called him the Indian Gentleman. – Sara Crewe by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. She had run away from him at Indian river. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
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