Waiilatpuan

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

Definition of Waiilatpuan

plural Waiilatpuan or Waiilatpuans or Wailatpuan or Wailatpuans
1 a : an American Indian people of northern Oregon comprising the Cayuse and the Molala
b : a member of such people
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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