- Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.
- Of or pertaining to the aborigines, or Indians, of America; as, Indian wars; the Indian tomahawk.
- Made of maize or Indian corn; as, Indian corn, Indian meal, Indian bread, and the like.(U.S)
Etymology: From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. �, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. Hindu