injun etymology

English word injun comes from English Acadian

Detailed word origin of injun

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Acadian English (eng) (geology) Of or pertaining to the Acadian epoch.. Of or pertaining to Acadia, its people, or their language or culture. [First attested in the early 19th century.] (Canada) A French speaking descendant of the early settlers in the Maritime Provinces.. (geology) The Middle Cambrian epoch, lasting from 497 million years ago to 509 million years ago.. (rare) Acadian French: the form of French [...]
Cajun English (eng) Of spicy food prepared in the style of the Cajun people.. Relating to the Cajun people or their culture. A member of an ethnic group of Acadian French or white Creole origin, primarily living in Southern Louisiana.
injun English (eng) (US, slang, often, offensive) a Native American.

Words with the same origin as injun

Descendants of Acadian
Cajun honest injun