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.

    • ‘The Muskogean languages belong to the great Algonkian language family.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

From Muskogee + -an.

Pronunciation

Muskogean

/ˌmʌskəˈɡiːən//mʌˈskəʊɡɪən/