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[moh-hee-kuh n] /moʊˈhi kən/

noun, plural Mohicans (especially collectively) Mohican.
a punk hairstyle in which the head is shaved at the sides and the remaining strip of hair is worn stiffly erect and sometimes brightly coloured
a person wearing such a hairstyle
/ˈməʊɪkən; məʊˈhiːkən/
(pl) -cans, -can. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Hudson river and east of it
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family

from Mahican (Algonquian) ma:hi:kan “people of the tidal estuary.” Spelling with -o- popularized by James Fenimore Cooper’s novel.


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