Chinook

Definitions of Chinook
1

n a member of an important North American Indian people who controlled the mouth of the Columbia river; they were organized into settlements rather than tribes

Type of:
Penutian
a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages

n a Penutian language spoken by the Chinook

Synonyms:
Chinookan
Type of:
Penutian
a family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California

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