Definition of Muskogean in English:

Muskogean

Pronunciation: /ˌmʌskəˈɡiːən//mʌˈskəʊɡɪən/

noun

  • A family of American Indian languages spoken in SE North America, including Creek and Choctaw.

adjective

  • Relating to the Muskogean language family.

    • ‘Linguists classify the Choctaw language as Muskogean.’
    • ‘The Muskogean languages belong to the great Algonkian language family.’
    • ‘My people are the Muskogean people and they have the Creek name.’
    • ‘Creeks who avoided relocation to Oklahoma tended to stop speaking the Muskogean language so they would not be recognized as Indians and therefore forced to leave their homes.’

Origin

From Muskogee + -an.

Pronunciation:

Muskogean

/ˌmʌskəˈɡiːən//mʌˈskəʊɡɪən/