See also: salish

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From Montana Salish séliš (Salish).

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Salish pl (plural only)

  1. A broad Native American ethnolinguistic group, the Salish peoples.
    • 2013, Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being, Canongate Books (2019), page 199:
      Muriel said that the garden was ancient and had been cultivated by the Salish for generations, but now few people harvested there, which was a pity because the gardens benefited by frequent harvesting.
    1. (dated) The Bitterroot Salish people specifically.

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  1. Any of the family of languages spoken by these peoples.

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Salish (not comparable)

  1. Synonym of Salishan; Of or relating to the Salish people or their languages.

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