Kalispel

noun
Kal·​i·​spel | \ ¦kalə¦spel \
plural Kalispel or Kalispels

Definition of Kalispel

1a : a Salishan people of northern Idaho and northwestern Montana
b : a member of such people
2 : a language of the Kalispel and Spokan peoples

called also Pend d'Oreille

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History and Etymology for Kalispel

Kalispel, literally, camas

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“Kalispel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kalispel. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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