Definition of Muskogean in English:

Muskogean

Pronunciation /mʌˈskəʊɡɪən//ˌmʌskəˈɡiːən/

noun

  • A family of languages spoken in the south-eastern US, including Chikasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.

adjective

  • 1Relating to the Muskogean language family.

    ‘he learned to speak a language composed of several of the region's Muskogean dialects’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Linguists classify the Choctaw language as Muskogean.’
    • ‘My people are the Muskogean people and they have the Creek name.’
    • ‘The Muskogean languages belong to the great Algonkian language family.’
  • 2Denoting or relating to speakers of any of the Muskogean languages.

    ‘the region was originally settled by Muskogean people’

Origin

From Muskogee + -an.

Pronunciation

Muskogean

/mʌˈskəʊɡɪən//ˌmʌskəˈɡiːən/