from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting eastern Nebraska along the Platte River, with present-day descendants living with the Missouri in north-central Oklahoma.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Siouan language of the Oto, dialectally related to Iowa.
Missouri wat'ota, lechers.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)