Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, with small present-day populations in Kansas, Oklahoma, southern Texas, and northern Mexico.
  • noun The Algonquian language of the Kickapoo.

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  • proper noun An Algonquian-speaking Native American tribe.
  • noun A member of this tribe.

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  • noun the Algonquian language of the Kickapoo
  • noun a member of the Algonquian people formerly inhabiting southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois

Etymologies

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Contested; an Anishinaabeg source proposes the meaning stand here and there, in reference to the tribe's migratory patterns.

Examples

  • Around the colorful classroom, a variety of items are labeled in English, Kickapoo and Spanish.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Around the colorful classroom, a variety of items are labeled in English, Kickapoo and Spanish.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • The Kickapoo was an eccentric person who was apt to turn up anywhere on the llano on some outlandish errand that no other Indian would bother about.

    Comanche Moon

  • Idahi thought the Kickapoo was a pesky fellow—that was the problem with Kickapoos.

    Comanche Moon

  • The Kickapoo was an eccentric person who was apt to turn up anywhere on the llano on some outlandish errand that no other Indian would bother about.

    Comanche Moon

  • The Kickapoo was an eccentric person who was apt to turn up anywhere on the llano on some outlandish errand that no other Indian would bother about.

    Comanche Moon

  • Idahi thought the Kickapoo was a pesky fellow—that was the problem with Kickapoos.

    Comanche Moon

  • Idahi thought the Kickapoo was a pesky fellow—that was the problem with Kickapoos.

    Comanche Moon

  • The Kickapoo was an eccentric person who was apt to turn up anywhere on the llano on some outlandish errand that no other Indian would bother about.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • Idahi thought the Kickapoo was a pesky fellow—that was the problem with Kickapoos.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

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  • Lil abner comic strip origin for kickapoo juice ( a fictitious alcohol beverage ) in the real world a soft drink of citrus concert.

    November 22, 2012

  • Not sure what you mean by concert in this context.

    November 23, 2012