Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a Native American people inhabiting northwest California along the Pacific coast and lower Klamath River.
  • noun The language of this people, distantly related to Algonquian.

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  • proper noun A Native American tribe of Northern California.
  • proper noun A member of this tribe.
  • proper noun The Algic language of these people.

Etymologies

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

[Karok yúruk, downstream.]

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