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n. pl. Maidu or Mai·dus
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting northeast California south of Lassen Peak.
2. The Penutian language of the Maidu.
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|Noun||1.||Maidu - a member of a North American Indian people living east of the Sacramento river in California|
Penutian - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages
|2.||Maidu - a Penutian language spoken by the Maidu|
Penutian - a family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California
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