salish has definitions from the field of linguistics
[ noun ] (linguistics) a family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada



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(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

He has announced results on Hokan , Penutian , Uto-Aztecan , and almost all other American families and phyla , and has diagrammed their degree of interrelation ; but he has not worked_out by lexicostatistics one comprehensively complete classification of even a single family other_than Salish .

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Mosan Skagit

[ noun ] a member of a group of North American Indians speaking a Salishan language and living on the northwest coast of North America

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Indian Skagit Chimakum