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a member of a tribe of North American Indians of Algonquian speech stock, once dwelling in the Colorado plains and now in Oklahoma and Wyoming.
an Algonquian language, the language of the Arapaho.
Historical Examples

This was the only hostile act committed at the Cheyenne and Arapaho agency during the outbreak (Report, 38).
Calendar history of the Kiowa Indians. (1898 N 17 / 1895-1896 (pages 129-444)) James Mooney

Or might it be that tribe of still darker, deadlier fame—the hostile Arapaho?
The Wild Huntress Mayne Reid

He wears a yellow buckskin kilt, with his breechclout hung outside, like the Arapaho and Cheyenne sun dancers.
Notes on the Kiowa Sun Dance Leslie Spier

The proud Arapaho is not your brother: he disclaims kindred with a pale-face.
The Wild Huntress Mayne Reid

They admitted that five war parties, three Cheyenne and two Arapaho, were yet in the field.
The Last American Frontier Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson

You are but four, and the Arapaho warriors are numerous as the trees of the Big Timber.
The Wild Huntress Mayne Reid

Three days later the Cheyenne and Arapaho entered into a similar agreement at the same place.
Calendar history of the Kiowa Indians. (1898 N 17 / 1895-1896 (pages 129-444)) James Mooney

The southern Arapaho are immigrants, rather than indigen, in their present localities.
Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham

Wynkoop insisted that the Cheyenne and Arapaho had been entirely innocent and that these injuries had been committed by the Sioux.
The Last American Frontier Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson

The ancient habitat of the Arapaho, according to tradition, was once far northeast of the country which they later occupied.
Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi David Ives Bushnell

(pl) -hos, -ho. a member of a North American Indian people of the Plains, now living chiefly in Oklahoma and Wyoming
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family


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