Sahaptin

noun
Sa·hap·tin | \sə-ˈhap-tən \

Definition of Sahaptin 

: a language spoken in a number of dialects by American Indian peoples (such as the Yakama) of the interior of northern Oregon and southern Washington also : a member of a Sahaptin-speaking people

First Known Use of Sahaptin

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sahaptin

Salish (Columbia River dialects) sḥáptnəχʷ Nez Percé

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