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

 

Mohican

 noun
noun
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 Origin 1960s: mistakenly associated with the American Indian people.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Mohican