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

  • noun Used as a disparaging term for a white person.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name for a white person attributed to the American Indians, as if translated from a term in their languages.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A white person; -- an appellation supposed to have been applied to the whites by the American Indians.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun pejorative, politically incorrect A white man of European descent.

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

  • noun (slang) a derogatory term for a white person (supposedly used by North American Indians)

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