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Athapascan

Athapaskan Athabascan or Athabaskan (ˌæθəˈbæskən)

/ (ˌæθəˈpæskən) /
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noun

a group of North American Indian languages belonging to the Na-Dene phylum, including Apache and Navaho
a speaker of one of these languages

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Word Origin for Athapascan

from Cree athapaskaaw scattered grass or reeds
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