Arikara

A•rik•a•ra
[[t]əˈrɪk ər ə[/t]] n. pl. -ras, (esp. collectively)-ra.
1) peo a member of an American Indian people of North Dakota
2) peo the Caddoan language of the Arikara, closely related to Pawnee

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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