Chilcotin

noun Chil·co·tin \chilˈkōt‧ən\

Definition of Chilcotin

plural

Chilcotin

or

Chilcotins

  1. 1a :  an Athapaskan people in the Chilcotin river valley, British Columbia b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Chilcotin people

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Origin and Etymology of chilcotin

from Chilcotin river, British Columbia, Canada


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