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Salishan

[sey-lish-uh n, sal-ish-]
noun
  1. a family of American Indian languages including Coeur d'Alêne, Kalispel, and other languages of British Columbia and the northwestern U.S.
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of this language family or its speakers.
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Origin of Salishan

First recorded in 1885–90; Salish + -an
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