Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Often Offensive Slang A Canadian, especially a French Canadian.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Canadian.
  • n. A Canadian, especially a French Canadian.
  • n. The French-Canadian dialect.
  • n. A thing from Canada.
  • n. A Canadian pony or horse.
  • n. A member of the Vancouver Canucks professional NHL ice hockey team.
  • n. The Avro Canada CF-100 fighter-interceptor.
  • adj. Canadian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Canadian.
  • n. A small or medium-sized hardy horse, common in Canada.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Canadian: a nickname in the United States.
  • Canadian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. informal term for Canadians in general and French Canadians in particular

Etymologies

Probably alteration of Canadian.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
1835 Kanuk (US), 1849 canuck (Canadian), origin Unknown. (Wiktionary)

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