Chinookan

noun
Chi·​nook·​an | \ shə-ˈnu̇-kən How to pronounce Chinookan (audio) , -ˈnü- How to pronounce Chinookan (audio) , chə- \

Definition of Chinookan

: an American Indian language family of Washington and Oregon

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Chinookan adjective

First Known Use of Chinookan

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Chinookan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinookan. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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