1. a family of North American Indian languages including Oneida, Mohawk, Huron, Tuscarora, and Cherokee
2. a member of any of the peoples speaking these languages
3. designating or of these languages or the peoples that speak them
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Word origin of 'Iroquoian'
: coined (1891) by J.W. Powell