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npl -utl or -utls
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people of N Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Wakashan family
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Kwa•ki•u•tl(ˌkwɑ kiˈut l)
n., pl. -ki•u•tls, (esp. collectively) -ki•u•tl.
1. a member of an American Indian people of N Vancouver Island and the adjacent British Columbia coast.
2. a member of any of a group of peoples including the Kwakiutl and related peoples to the north.
3. the language of the Kwakiutl, distantly akin to Nootka.
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|Noun||1.||Kwakiutl - a member of the Wakashan people living around Queen Charlotte Sound and on northern Vancouver Island|
Wakashan - a member of one of the peoples in British Columbia and Washington who speak the Wakashan language
|2.||Kwakiutl - a Wakashan language spoken by the Kwakiutl|
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