[Amer.i.can] n (1578) 1: an American Indian of No. America or So. America
2: a native or inhabitant of No. America or So. America
3: a citizen of the U.S.
4: american english
American adj (1598) 1: of or relating to America
2: of or relating to the U.S. or its possessions or original territory -- Amer.i.can.ness n