- any of several early American Indian cultures of the SW U.S. (c. 100-700) characterized by great skill in basket making and by the later development of basket molds for the construction and drying of mud pottery
- a member of the people who produced this culture
See Basket Maker in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Any of several early periods of Anasazi culture preceding the Pueblo periods and characterized by the use of wicker basketry, dry farming, and coiled pottery.
- A member of the Anasazi people who produced this culture.