[ noot-kuh, noo t- ]
/ ˈnut kə, ˈnʊt- /

noun, plural Noot·kas, (especially collectively) Noot·ka for 2.

a Wakashan language spoken in SW Canada on the western coast of Vancouver Island.
a member of an Indian people of Washington and Vancouver Island speaking this language. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (ˈnʊtkə, ˈnuːt-) /


plural -ka or -kas a member of a North American Indian people living in British Columbia and Vancouver Island
the language of this people, belonging to the Wakashan family
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