Definition of Mikasuki in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɪkəˈsuːki/


(also Mickasuky)
  • 1A member of a North American Indian people formerly inhabiting north-western Florida.

    Some of the Mikasuki are now members of the Seminole people of Florida, while others are members of the Miccosukee.

  • 2The Muskogean language of the Mikasuki.


(also Mickasuky)
  • Of, relating, or belonging to the Mikasuki or their language.


Late 18th century; earliest use found in American State Papers, Indian Affairs. From the name of a former town in the Creek Confederacy, hence probably from Creek, but form and etymology unknown.