Definition of Mississippian
1of or relating to the state of Mississippi. 2 Geology of, relating to, or denoting the early part of the Carboniferous period in North America from about 363 to 323 million years ago, following the Devonian and preceding the Pennsylvanian. Archaeology of, relating to, or denoting a settled culture of the southeastern US, dated to about ad 800–1300.
1a native or inhabitant of Mississippi. 2
) Geology the Mississippian period or the system of rocks deposited during it.
Archaeology the Mississippian culture or period.