- a family of North American Indian languages including Oneida, Mohawk, Huron, Tuscarora, and Cherokee
- a member of any of the peoples speaking these languages
Origin of Iroquoianfrom Iroquois + -an: coined (1891) by J. W. Powell
designating or of these languages or the peoples that speak them
- A family of North American Indian languages of the eastern part of Canada and the United States that includes Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, Tuscarora, Cherokee, Erie, Huron, and Wyandot.
- A member of an Iroquoian-speaking people.
Of or constituting the Iroquoian language family.
(comparative more Iroquoian, superlative most Iroquoian)
- A member of the Iroquois people.