Definitions for sahaptinsəˈhæp tən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Sa•hap•tin*səˈhæp tən(n.)(pl.)-tins; -tin
a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of the Columbia River plateau in Washington and Oregon.
the speech of these people, often regarded as divergent dialects of a single language.
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Origin of Sahaptin:
< Southern Interior Salish sˁaptnx Nez Percé, Sahaptin
Shahaptian, Sahaptin, Sahaptino(noun)
a member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho
a Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian
A Native American people which occupied a large territory along the Columbia river in northern Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
A member of this people.
The language spoken by the Sahaptin people.