Nez Percé

noun \ ˈnez-ˈpərs , ˈnes-ˈpers , nonstandard ˈnā-per-ˈsā \
variants: or Nez Perce

Definition of Nez Percé

plural Nez Percé or Nez Percés play \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 play \ˈnez-ˈpərs, ˈnes-ˈpers, nonstandard ˈnā-per-ˈsā or ˈnez-ˈpər-səz, ˈnes-ˈper-səz; nonstandard ˈnā-per-ˈsā(z)\
1 : a member of an American Indian people of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon
2 : the language of the Nez Percé people

Origin and Etymology of nez percé

French, literally, pierced nose


NEZ PERCÉ Defined for Kids

Nez Percé

noun
variants: or Nez Perce \ˈnez-ˈpərs\

Definition of Nez Percé for Students

plural Nez Percé or Nez Percés or Nez Perce or Nez Perces
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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