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n. pl. Yokuts
1. A member of a group of Native American peoples formerly inhabiting the southern San Joaquin Valley and adjacent foothills of the Sierra Nevada, with present-day populations in the same area.
2. Any or all of the languages of the Yokuts peoples.
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n., pl. -kuts.
1. a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of the San Joaquin Valley and foothills of the Sierra Nevada.
2. the speech of the Yokuts, usu. taken as a continuum of dialects constituting a single language.
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|Noun||1.||Yokuts - a Penutian language spoken by the Yokuts in the San Joaquin Valley|
Penutian - a family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California
|2.||Yokuts - a member of the North American Indian people of the San Joaquin Valley|
Penutian - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages
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