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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Native American people inhabiting northwest California, closely related in culture to the Yurok.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Hokan language of the Karok.

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  • proper n. A Native American tribe of Northwestern California.
  • proper n. A member of this tribe.
  • proper n. The Hokan language of these people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Quoratean language of the Karok
  • n. a member of a North American Indian people of the Klamath river valley in northern California

Etymologies

From Karok káruk, upstream.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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