Salish


Sa·lish

noun \ˈsā-lish\

Definition of SALISH

1
:  a group of American Indian peoples of British Columbia and the northwestern United States
2
:  the family of languages spoken by the Salish peoples
Sa·lish·an \-li-shən\ adjective or noun

Origin of SALISH

Flathead dialect of Interior Salish séliš, a self-designation
First Known Use: 1831

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