Salinan

noun
Sa·​li·​nan | \ səˈlēnən \
plural Salinan or Salinans

Definition of Salinan

1a : an Indian people of southwestern California
b : a member of such people
2 : a language of the Salinan people
3 : a language family of the Hokan stock comprising only the Salinan language

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History and Etymology for Salinan

Salinas river, western California + English -an

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“Salinan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Salinan. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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