A member of a group of people in southern Louisiana descended from French colonists exiled from Acadia in the 1700s.
Of or relating to the Cajuns or their culture.
A native of Louisiana originally descended from Acadian French immigrants.
The dialect of French spoken by the Cajuns.
Of the Cajuns or their dialect or culture.
Of or in the style of cooking of the Cajuns, characterized as by the use of pungent spices, sweet and hot peppers, and a well-browned roux to thicken and flavor sauces.
Alternative capitalization of Cajun.
Origin of cajun
- Alteration of Acadian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition