Yuman

noun
Yu·​man | \ˈyü-mən \

Definition of Yuman 

: an American Indian language family of southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico

Other Words from Yuman

Yuman adjective

First Known Use of Yuman

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Yuman

Yuma Quechan (member of a Yuman-speaking people of the lower Colorado River valley), from Spanish, from O'odham yu·mĭ

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The first known use of Yuman was in 1891

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