Origin of redskindescriptive a kind of white potato that has a reddish skinin full redskin potato
Origin of redskinin allusion to the typical skin color, perceived as reddish brown an American Indian: now considered by many to be an offensive term
Used as a disparaging term for a Native American.
- (pejorative, politically incorrect, ethnic slur) An American Indian, Red Indian.
From the reddish skin colour of American Indians.