IN'DIAN, adjective [from India, and this from Indus, the name of a river in Asia.] Pertaining to either of the Indies, East or West.
IN'DIAN, noun A general name of any native of the Indies; as an East indian or West indian it is particularly applied to any native of the American continent.
INDIAN Arrow Root, noun A plant of the genus Maranta.
INDIAN, Berry, noun A plant of the genus Menispermum.
INDIAN Bread, noun A plant of the genus Jatropha.
INDIAN Corn, noun A plant, the maiz, of the genus Zea; a native of American.
INDIAN Cress, noun A plant of the genus Tropaeolum.
INDIAN, Fig, noun A plant of the genus Cactus.
INDIAN Ink, noun A substance brought from China, used for water colors. It is in rolls or in square cakes, and is said to consist of lampblack and animal glue.