Shoshonean: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (shō-shō'nē-un, shō"shu-nē'un), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ans, -an
- (in some, esp. earlier, classifications) a grouping of four branches of the Uto-Aztecan language family including Numic, Hopi, and several languages of southern California.
- a member of a group speaking a Shoshonean language.
- of or pertaining to the Shoshonean-speaking peoples or their languages.
- shoshonean (Thesaurus)