[ koi-yoo-kon, kah- ]
/ ˌkɔɪ yuˈkɒn, ˌkɑ- /
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a member of a North American Indian people living in the Yukon River valley in west-central Alaska.
the Athabaskan language of the Koyukon.
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Origin of Koyukon
Respelling, after the Koyukuk and Yukon Rivers, of earlier Co-Youkon, from Russian kuyukantsy (plural), derivative of Kuyukak the Koyukuk River, ultimately derived from Inupiaq kuiyuk
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