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Noun: American Indian  u'me-ri-kun 'in-dee-un
  1. Any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
    - Amerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, Indian
     
  2. Any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
    - Amerindian, Native American, Red Indian [archaic]

Derived forms: American Indians

Type of: individual, mortal, natural language, person, person of color [US], person of colour [Brit, Cdn], somebody, someone, soul, tongue

Encyclopedia: American Indian