Definition of Gros ventre
1. Noun. A member of the Sioux people formerly inhabiting an area along the Missouri river in western North Dakota.
2. Noun. A Siouan language spoken by the Hidatsa.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gros Ventre
Literary usage of Gros ventre
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Primitive Society by Robert Harry Lowie (1920)
"gros ventre have been most closely affiliated with the Blackfoot, and the twofold ... As already explained, the gros ventre sibs, except for their firmer ..."
2. Societies of the Plains Indians by Clark Wissler (1916)
"As I cannot discover convincing proof for the recent acquisition of the Kit-Fox society by the gros ventre, I incline to the hypothesis that the Arapaho ..."
3. North American Indians of the Plains by Clark Wissler (1920)
"... he taking a lance from one; (e) even while a boy Double-runner picked up a war-bonnet dropped by a fleeing gros ventre which in the system counts as a ..."
4. Trooper and Redskin in the Far North-West: Recollections of Life in the by John G. Donkin (1889)
"Life at Wood Mountain—Unseasonable snow—Delights of roughing it—A capture—Gros Ventre Indians—Dirt—The old fort —Dust—Short rations—Fine ..."
5. Technique of Some South American Feather-work by Charles Williams Mead (1908)
"In the course of this hostility the gros ventre sustained their heaviest reverse in war within ... The usual enemies of the gros ventre, besides the Crow, ..."
6. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1908)
"The following information on the gros ventre was collected in the winter and early ... The alphabet used for rendering gros ventre words is the same as that ..."
7. The Social Life of the Blackfoot Indians by Clark Wissler (1911)
"Piegan fought with the gros ventre and one, Many-butterfly, was killed. The Piegan killed five Sioux who had a horn spoon. 13. Chief Coward was killed by ..."