Definition of Crow noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//krəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//kroʊ//
(pl. Crow, Crows)
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a member of a Native American people, many of whom live in the US state of Montana Word Originsuggested by French gens de corbeaux, translating Siouan apsáaloke ‘crow people’. Siouan is a family of North American Indian languages. Culture The Crow were hunters and grew tobacco. They helped the US Army against the Sioux people. Most Crows now live on a reservation (= land given and protected by the US government) in southern Montana.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Crow