[ kwah-kee-oot-l ]
/ ˌkwɑ kiˈut l /
a member of a North American Indian people of Vancouver Island and the adjacent British Columbian coast.
the language of the Kwakiutl, a Wakashan language.
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How to use Kwakiutl in a sentence
South of these are the Kwakiutl, with descent wavering in a curious fashion between the male and female systems.
Even among the Kwakiutl, in their transitional state, the totem mark now is "in many cases a crest."
The northern Kwakiutl are divided, says Dr. Boas, into "septs" and "clans."
Further south than the Tsimshian dwell the Kwakiutl, of whom the most southerly are called "the Kwakiutl proper."
British Dictionary definitions for Kwakiutl
plural -utl or -utls a member of a North American Indian people of N Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland
the language of this people, belonging to the Wakashan family
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