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: a member of a group of northeast Asian peoples including the Chukchi, Koryak, and Kamchadal of northeast Siberia and possibly also the Gilyaks of Sakhalin Island and the Ainu of northern Japan
usually paleoasiatic
usually capitalized : paleosiberian


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: of or relating to the Paleo-Asiatics or to Paleosiberian languages

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International Scientific Vocabulary pale- + asiatic

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“Paleo-Asiatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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