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

 

squaw

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//skwɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skwɔː//
 
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a word for a Native American woman that is now often considered offensive an Indian squaw Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Narragansett squaws ‘woman’, with related forms in many Algonquin dialects. Narragansett is an extinct Algonquian language.
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