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

Word History


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

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“Mosan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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