Clatsop

noun
Clat·​sop | \ ˈklatsəp \
plural Clatsop or Clatsops

Definition of Clatsop

1a : an Indian people of northwestern Oregon
b : a member of such people
2 : a dialect of Lower Chinook

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History and Etymology for Clatsop

modification of Upper Chinook tlaak'eelak, literally, dried salmon

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“Clatsop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clatsop. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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