noun, plural Sho·sho·nis, (especially collectively) Sho·sho·ni.
Definition for shoshoni (2 of 2)
noun, plural Sho·sho·nes, (especially collectively) Sho·sho·ne for 2.
Origin of Shoshone
Examples from the Web for shoshoni
Organized Chaos is in full effect here too, and the JV Chiefs literally run roughshod over Shoshoni.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The entire southeastern part of Oregon was occupied by tribes of Shoshoni extraction.Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico|John Wesley Powell
It was largely civil and consisted of four or five middle-aged men, Bannock or Shoshoni, who had a civic spirit.Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society|Robert F. Murphy
It may also be added that the Shoshoni tongues will often be called by the more general name of Paduca.
The evidence that the Wihinast are Shoshoni is derived from a vocabulary of their language.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man|Robert Gordon Latham
Again, the Shoshoni and Sahaptin have several words in common, and those out of short vocabularies.
British Dictionary definitions for shoshoni
Word Origin and History for shoshoni
Uto-Aztecan people of the Great Basin; the name is of unknown origin, first applied 19c. to eastern Shoshonis of Wyoming. Related: Shoshonean.