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Syllabification: pick·a·nin·ny
Pronunciation: /ˈpikəˌninē
(also picaninny or chiefly British piccaninny)

Definition of pickaninny in English:

noun (plural pickaninnies)



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mid 17th century: from West Indian Creole, from Spanish pequeño or Portuguese pequeno 'little', pequenino 'tiny'.

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