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



BrE BrE//məʊˈhiːkən//
; NAmE NAmE//moʊˈhiːkən//
(especially British English) (also Mohawk
BrE BrE//ˈməʊhɔːk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊhɔːk//
especially in North American English
Describing hair
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a way of cutting the hair in which the head is shaved except for a strip of hair in the middle that is sometimes made to stick up See related entries: Describing hair Word Origin1960s: mistakenly associated with the American Indian people.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Mohican