Nez Percé

noun
\ˈnez-ˈpərs, ˈnes-ˈpers, nonstandard ˈnā-per-ˈsā \
variants: or Nez Perce
plural Nez Percé or Nez Percés\ ˈnez-​ˈpərs , ˈnes-​ˈpers, nonstandard  ˈnā-​per-​ˈsā or  ˈnez-​ˈpər-​səz, ˈnes-​ˈper-​səz ; nonstandard  ˈnā-​per-​ˈsā(z) \ or Nez Perce or Nez Perces\ ˈnez-​ˈpərs , ˈnes-​ˈpers, nonstandard  ˈnā-​per-​ˈsā or  ˈnez-​ˈpər-​səz, ˈnes-​ˈper-​səz ; nonstandard  ˈnā-​per-​ˈsā(z) \

Definition of Nez Percé 

1 : a member of an American Indian people of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon

2 : the language of the Nez Percé people

First Known Use of Nez Percé

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Nez Percé

French, literally, pierced nose

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Nez Percé

noun
variants: or Nez Perce \ ˈnez-​ˈpərs \
plural Nez Percé or Nez Percés or Nez Perce or Nez Perces

Kids Definition of Nez Percé

1 : a member of an American Indian people of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon

2 : the language of the Nez Percé people

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