(noun, adjective)


1. Pertaining to a group of peoples mostly inhabiting Alaska, western Canada, the Pacific coast of California and Oregon, and the Navajo and Apache peoples in the American Southwest.


1. a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)

Definition categories: communication, amerind, indian

2. a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Athapaskan language and living in the subarctic regions of western Canada and central Alaska

Definition categories: person, amerindian