Definition of Meherrin in US English:

Meherrin

noun

historical
  • A member of a (former) North American Indian people formerly living alongside the Meherrin River in south-eastern Virginia.

adjective

historical
  • Of, relating to, or designating the Meherrin.

Origin

Mid 17th century. Origin unknown; the variant suffixes -eck and -ick suggest borrowing from an Algonquian language.

Pronunciation

Meherrin

/məˈhɛrɪn/