Muskogean

noun

Mus·​ko·​ge·​an mə-ˈskō-gē-ən How to pronounce Muskogean (audio)
variants or Muskhogean
: a language family of southeastern U.S. that includes Creek, Chickasaw, and Choctaw

Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Muskogean was in 1885

Dictionary Entries Near Muskogean

Cite this Entry

“Muskogean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Muskogean. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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