noun, plural Ca·yu·gas, (especially collectively) Ca·yu·ga.

  1. a member of a tribe of North American Indians, the smallest tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy.
  2. the dialect of the Seneca language spoken by the Cayuga.
  3. Also called Cayuga duck. one of an American breed of domestic ducks having black plumage.


  1. plural -gas or -ga a member of a Native American people (one of the Iroquois peoples) formerly living around Cayuga Lake
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family

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