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Noun: Athabaskan  ,a-thu'bas-kun
  1. A group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
    - Athapaskan, Athapascan, Athabascan, Athapaskan language
  2. A member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Athapaskan language and living in the subarctic regions of western Canada and central Alaska
    - Athapaskan, Athapascan, Athabascan

Derived forms: Athabaskans

Type of: American Indian, American Indian language, American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerind language, Amerindian, Amerindian language, Indian, Indian language, Native American, Red Indian [archaic]

Encyclopedia: Athabaskan