Shoshonian

Definitions of Shoshonian
  1. noun
    a subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States
    synonyms: Shoshonean, Shoshonean language, Shoshonian language
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    Shoshone
    the language spoken by the Shoshone (belonging to the Uto-Aztecan family)
    Comanche
    the Shoshonean language spoken by the Comanche
    Hopi
    the Shoshonean language spoken by the Hopi
    Paiute
    the Shoshonean language spoken by the Paiute
    Ute
    the Shoshonean language spoken by the Utes
    type of:
    Uto-Aztecan, Uto-Aztecan language
    a family of American Indian languages
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