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Sas·quatch

 (săs′kwŏch, -kwăch)
n.

[Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwest British Columbia) sε´sq'əč.]

sasquatch

(ˈsæsˌkwætʃ)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) (in Canadian folklore) in British Columbia, a hairy beast or manlike monster said to leave huge footprints
[from Salish]

Sas•quatch

(ˈsæs kwɒtʃ, -kwætʃ)

n.
a large, hairy humanoid creature reputed to inhabit wilderness areas of the U.S. and Canada, esp. the Pacific Northwest.
Also called Bigfoot.
[1925–30; < Mainland Halkomelem (Salishan language of SW British Columbia) sέsq̉əc]
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Noun1.Sasquatch - large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and CanadaSasquatch - large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and Canada
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