Definitions for "Squaw"
A female; a woman, especially a married woman; a wife; -- in the language of Indian tribes of the Algonquin family, correlative of sannup.
Squaw (from squas derived from *et^kwe:wa - the word was borrowed as early as 1624 from Massachusett, the language of Algonquians in the area we now call Massachusetts; in that language it meant simply ‘young woman’ (Cutler 1994, Goddard 1996, 1997)) is an English loan-word whose proper present meaning is "(an) American Indian woman", regardless of tribe.