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Kwakiutl

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noun Kwa·ki·utl \ˌkwä-kē-ˈyü-təl, ˌkwä-ˈkyü-\

Definition of Kwakiutl

plural

Kwakiutl

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of the Canadian Pacific coast

  2. 2 :  the language of the Kwakiutl people



Origin and Etymology of kwakiutl

Kwakiutl kʷágut, kʷáguʔt, a Kwakiutl tribe


First Known Use: 1848


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