Yokuts

noun
Yo·​kuts | \ ˈyō(ˌ)kəts \
plural Yokuts

Definition of Yokuts

1a : an Indian people of the San Joaquin Valley and adjacent Sierra Nevada slopes, California
b : a member of such people
2 : a Mariposan language of the Yokuts people
3 : mariposan

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“Yokuts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yokuts. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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