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

  • noun A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting eastern Nebraska along the Platte River, with a present-day population living with the Missouri in north-central Oklahoma.
  • noun The Siouan language of the Oto, dialectally related to Iowa.

Etymologies

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

[Missouri wat'ota, lechers.]

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