Keresan

noun
Ker·​e·​san | \ ˈker-ə-sən How to pronounce Keresan (audio) \

Definition of Keresan

1 : a family of American Indian languages of which the Keres dialects comprise the only member
2 : a member of any of the seven Keres-speaking Pueblo Indian communities of central New Mexico

First Known Use of Keresan

1891, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Keresan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Keresan. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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