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 (kĕr′ĭ-sən) also Ker·es (kĕr′ĭs)
n. pl. Keresan or Ker·e·sans also Keres
1. A member of a Pueblo people inhabiting seven pueblos in north-central New Mexico.
a. The language family comprising the closely related languages of the Keresan, not known to be related to any other language family.
b. A language of this family.

[From American Spanish querés, of unknown origin.]

Ker′e·san, Ker′es adj.