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kachina doll

ka·chi·na doll
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh-chee-nuh dol]
    • /kəˈtʃi nə dɒl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh-chee-nuh dol]
    • /kəˈtʃi nə dɒl/

Definition of kachina doll words

  • noun kachina doll a Hopi Indian doll carved from cottonwood root in representation of a kachina and given as a gift to a child or used as a household decoration. 1

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Origin of kachina doll

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1945-50

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Parts of speech for Kachina doll

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

kachina doll popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

kachina doll usage trend in Literature

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