Origin of Wichitaafter the Wichita (cf. Caddo wíc'ita, Osage wícita), a Caddoan people who relocated in a village at the site of the city in Kansas as Civil War refugees (1862-67)
nounpl. Wichita or Wich·i·tas
- A member of a Native American confederacy formerly inhabiting south-central Kansas and later moving southward into Oklahoma and Texas, with a present-day population in southwest Oklahoma.
- The Caddoan language of the Wichita.
Origin of WichitaOf Wichita origin (originally the name of one Wichita village population of the 18th century).