Ker·​e·​san ˈker-ə-sən How to pronounce Keresan (audio)
: a family of languages spoken by members of Pueblo communities of central New Mexico and of which the Keres dialects comprise the only member
plural Keresans or Keresan : a member of any of the seven Keres-speaking Pueblo communities of central New Mexico

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Keresan was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Keresan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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