Salish

noun
Sa·​lish | \ˈsā-lish \

Definition of Salish 

1 : a group of American Indian peoples of British Columbia and the northwestern U.S.

2 : the family of languages spoken by the Salish peoples

Other Words from Salish

Salishan \ˈsā-​li-​shən \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Salish

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Salish

Flathead dialect of Interior Salish séliš, a self-designation

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