sahaptin


sahaptin

noun, plural Sa·hap·tins, (especially collectively) Sa·hap·tin for 1.

  1. a member of an American Indian people of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.
  2. a language used by several American Indian tribes, including the Nez Percés, of the Columbia River basin.

adjective

  1. of or relating to the Sahaptins or to their languages.

noun

  1. plural -tins, -tans, -tians, -tin, -tan or -tian a member of a North American Indian people of Oregon and Washington, including the Nez Percé
  2. the language of this people

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