Waiilatpuan

noun Wai·il·at·pu·an \(¦)wī¦ilət¦püən\
variants: or

Wailatpuan

\¦wīlə-\

Definition of Waiilatpuan

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Waiilatpuan

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Waiilatpuans

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Wailatpuan

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Wailatpuans

  1. 1a :  an American Indian people of northern Oregon comprising the Cayuse and the Molala b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  a language family consisting of the languages of the Cayuse and the Molala peoples

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Origin and Etymology of waiilatpuan

Cayuse Wayúletpu Cayuse men + English -an


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