from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A proposed stock of North American Indian languages spoken in Pacific coastal areas from California into British Columbia.
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- proper n. A proposed grouping of language families that includes many Native American languages of western North America, predominantly spoken at one time in Washington, Oregon, and California.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California
- n. a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages
From the reconstructed words for "two” in two of its subgroups.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)