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Paleosiberian

[pey-lee-oh-sahy-beer-ee-uh n or, esp. British, pal-ee-]
noun
  1. a group of languages comprising those languages of Siberia that are not affiliated with Indo-European, Altaic, Uralic, or Eskimo-Aleut and including the Chukotian family and the unrelated language isolates Ket, Nivkh, and Yukaghir; Paleo-Asiatic.
  2. Paleo-Asiatic(def 1).
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Paleosiberian.
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Origin of Paleosiberian

1910–15; paleo- + Siberian
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