Mosan

noun
Mo·​san | \ ˈmōsᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of Mosan

: a language phylum of British Columbia and Washington comprising the Salishan, Wakashan, and Chmakuan stocks

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History and Etymology for Mosan

mos- (from mōs, bōs “four” in various Chmakuan, Wakashan & Salishan languages) + English -an

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“Mosan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mosan. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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