Chilkat

noun Chil·kat \ˈchilˌkat\
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Chilcat

\ˈchilˌkat\

Definition of Chilkat

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Chilkat

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Chilkats

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Chilcat

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Chilcats

  1. 1 :  a Tlingit people of southeastern Alaska

  2. 2 :  a member of the Chilkat people

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Origin and Etymology of chilkat

probably from Tlingit tcĭł-xāt, literally, storehouses for salmon


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