shahaptian meaning

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  • Noun: Shahaptian  shu'hapteeun
    1. A Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian
      - Sahaptin 
    2. A member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho
      - Sahaptin, Sahaptino

    Derived forms: Shahaptians

    Type of: Penutian

    Encyclopedia: Shahaptian


  1. A Shahaptian tribe, their eastern neighbors were the Yakama, who speak a closely related language.

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