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Sauk

Syllabification: Sauk

Entry from US English dictionary

(also Sac)

Definition of Sauk in English:

noun (plural same or Sauks)

1A member of an American Indian people inhabiting parts of the central US, formerly in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, now in Oklahoma and Kansas.
2The Algonquian language of the Sauk.

adjective

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Relating to the Sauk or their language.

Origin

from Canadian French Saki, from Ojibwa osākī '(people of the) river mouth'.

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