Associations to the word «Indian»
INDIAN, adjective. Of or relating to India or its people; or (formerly) of the East Indies. [from 14th c.]
INDIAN, adjective. (obsolete) Eastern; Oriental.
INDIAN, adjective. (dated) Of or relating to the indigenous peoples of the Americas. [from 16th c.]
INDIAN, adjective. (North America) Of foods: made with Indian corn or maize. [from 17th c.]
INDIAN, adjective. (chess) Designating any of various chess openings now characterised by black's attempt to control the board through knights and fianchettoed bishops rather than with a central pawn advance. [from 19th c.]
INDIAN, noun. A person from India. [from 13th c.]
INDIAN, noun. A member of one of the indigenous peoples of the Americas (generally excluding the Aleut, Inuit, Metis, or Yupik). [from 16th c.]
INDIAN, noun. (now rare) (historical) An indigenous inhabitant of Australia, New Zealand or the Pacific islands. [from 18th c.]
INDIAN, noun. (UK) (colloquial) A meal at (or taken away from) an Indian restaurant. [from 20th c.]
INDIAN, proper noun. (nonstandard) Any language spoken by Indians.
INDIAN ALMOND, noun. A tropical tree grown for its edible fruit, almondlike nuts, and as an ornamental shade tree, Terminalia catappa
INDIAN ALMONDS, noun. Plural of Indian almond
INDIAN APPLE, noun. The pomegranate.
INDIAN APPLE, noun. Podophyllum peltatum, a toxic, herbaceous perennial plant with edible fruit.
INDIAN APPLE, noun. Datura inoxia, a hallucinogenic plant.
INDIAN BURN, noun. Indian sunburn
INDIAN BURNS, noun. Plural of Indian burn
INDIAN CARP, noun. Cirrhinus cirrhosus
INDIAN COBRA, noun. A cobra of the species Naja naja, in genus Naja, having on its hood two circular ocelli patterns connected by a curved line.
INDIAN CORN, noun. A variety of maize in which the kernels are variously coloured, rather than being all of the same colour.
INDIAN DEFENCE, noun. A chess opening characterized by the moves 1.d4 Nf6.
INDIAN ELEPHANT, noun. An elephant, Elephas maximus, found in Asia.
INDIAN ELEPHANTS, noun. Plural of Indian elephant
INDIAN ENGLISH, proper noun. A major dialect of the English language, having many varieties in India, and also spoken by Indian ex-patriates, Indian migrants, and Indian tourists throughout the world.
INDIAN FIG, noun. (archaic) The prickly pear.
INDIAN FIGS, noun. Plural of Indian fig
INDIAN FILE, noun. Single file
INDIAN FIRE, noun. A pyrotechnic composition of sulfur, nitre, and realgar, burning with a brilliant white light.
INDIAN GAME, noun. A breed of poultry.
INDIAN GIVER, noun. (informal) (offensive) A person who demands the return of or takes back something which he or she has previously given.
INDIAN GIVERS, noun. Plural of Indian giver
INDIAN GIVING, noun. (informal) (offensive) The act of giving something to someone under the pretense that they get to keep it permanently, and then taking it back later on.
INDIAN HARP, noun. Synonym of esraj.
INDIAN HARPS, noun. Plural of Indian harp
INDIAN HAWTHORN, noun. An ornamental shrub in the family Rosaceae, Rhaphiolepis indica
INDIAN HAWTHORNS, noun. Plural of Indian hawthorn
INDIAN HEMP, noun. The plant Cannabis indica
INDIAN HEMP, noun. (US) A poisonous plant that American Indians used to make rope and string, Apocynum cannabinum
INDIAN INK, noun. A black ink, made from lampblack, used for printing and artwork.
INDIAN MULBERRY, noun. A small tree of the madder family found from India to Australasia, characterized by shiny leaves, white flowers, and fleshy, yellowish fruit; Morinda citrifolia.
INDIAN MUSTARD, noun. Mustard greens
INDIAN MYNA, noun. Acridotheres tristis, An omnivorous open woodland bird of the family Sturnidae with a strong territorial instinct that has adapted extremely well to urban environments.
INDIAN OCEAN, proper noun. The ocean separating Africa, southern Asia, Australia and Antarctica.
INDIAN OX, noun. Zebu
INDIAN PAINTBRUSH, noun. A herbaceous perennial plant of the genus Castilleja.
INDIAN PANGOLIN, noun. A species of pangolin, Manis crassicaudata.
INDIAN PANGOLINS, noun. Plural of Indian pangolin
INDIAN PEACOCK, noun. Pavo cristatus, a species of peacock native to the Indian subcontinent.
INDIAN PEACOCK, noun. (colloquial) A member of the aforementioned species
INDIAN PEACOCK, noun. A male Pavo cristatus.
INDIAN PEACOCKS, noun. Plural of Indian Peacock
INDIAN PENINSULA, proper noun. A peninsula located within the southern tip of India.
INDIAN PIPE, noun. A white myco-heterotrophic herb, Monotropa uniflora, of the family Ericaceae.
INDIAN PLUM, noun. Oemleria cerasiformis, a shrub in the rose family, native to the Pacific coast of North America.
INDIAN PLUM, noun. Flacourtia jangomas, a rainforest tree in the willow family that is widely planted in Asia and Southeast Asia.
INDIAN PLUM, noun. Flacourtia indica, an Asian species often used as a living fence.
INDIAN PLUM, noun. Ziziphus mauritiana, a tropical fruit tree.
INDIAN PLUMS, noun. Plural of Indian plum
INDIAN POKER, noun. A form of poker where each player sees all cards but his own.
INDIAN POTATO, noun. Any of several kinds of North American plants with edible, starchy bulbs or other underground structures, such as mariposa lilies, groundnuts, etc.
INDIAN PUDDING, noun. A traditional New England dessert, based on hasty pudding but with cornmeal replacing wheat, milk replacing water, and additional sweeteners and spices.
INDIAN PUDDINGS, noun. Plural of Indian pudding
INDIAN RED, noun. Any of a variety of red or purple pigments containing ferric oxide, found in natural earth or made by chemical methods.
INDIAN RED, noun. The colour of Indian red pigment: a variety of dark, purplish reds.
INDIAN RED, adjective. Having the colour of Indian red pigment.
INDIAN RHINOCEROS, noun. A species of rhinoceros, Rhinoceros unicornis, in the family Rhinocerotidae.
INDIAN RHUBARB, noun. Darmera peltata, a slow-spreading rhizomatous perennial flowering plant native to mountain streamsides in woodland in the western United States.
INDIAN SIGN, noun. (idiomatic) (dated) (mildly offensive) A curse causing loss of will power or persistent bad luck.
INDIAN STRAWBERRY, noun. A plant, Potentilla indica, native to India, that produces a fruit resembling a strawberry.
INDIAN STYLE, adverb. (of sitting) Cross-legged.
INDIAN SUBCONTINENT, proper noun. The landmass south of the Himalayas projecting into the Indian Ocean, sometimes also including nearby islands; the land on the Indian plate.
INDIAN SUMMER, noun. A stretch of sunny and warm days during late autumn
INDIAN SUMMER, noun. (figuratively) the late autumn of life; a late flowering of activity before old age
INDIAN SUMMERS, noun. Plural of Indian summer
INDIAN SUNBURN, noun. The prank of grabbing a victim's forearm in two hands and twisting the skin in opposite directions.
INDIAN SUNBURNS, noun. Plural of Indian sunburn
INDIAN WHEAT, noun. Maize or Indian corn
INDIAN WHEAT, noun. A species of plantain that is a source of psyllium, Plantago ovata
INDIAN WRESTLE, verb. (intransitive) (, and transitive with direct object the opponent) To stand with the lateral side of one's (usually right) foot touching the lateral side of his opponent's (right) foot and with his (right) hand clasping his opponent's, and to attempt to force his opponent to lose balance to the extent the latter's (right) foot moves even as his opponent does the same to him.
INDIAN WRESTLE, verb. (intransitive and transitive) (figurative) To engage in a struggle to put an opposing side at a disadvantage.
INDIAN WRESTLE, verb. (intransitive) (, and transitive with direct object the opponent) From a lying-down position, to attempt to cause an opponent who is lying in the opposite direction to roll over backward by using locked knees.
INDIAN WRESTLE, verb. (intransitive and transitive) To arm-wrestle.
INDIAN WRESTLED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of Indian wrestle
INDIAN WRESTLES, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of Indian wrestle
INDIAN WRESTLING, verb. Present participle of Indian wrestle
INDIAN YELLOW, noun. The pigment euxanthin.
INDIAN, noun. A member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived.
INDIAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of India.
INDIAN, noun. Any of the languages spoken by Amerindians.
INDIAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of India or the East Indies or their peoples or languages or cultures; "the Indian subcontinent"; "Indian saris".
INDIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to American Indians or their culture or languages; "Native American religions"; "Indian arrowheads".
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