Definition of Lushootseed in US English:

Lushootseed

noun

  • The Salishan language of the people of the Puget Sound in Washington state.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Lushootseed language or its speakers.

Origin

1970s. From Lushootseed dxwləšúcid language of the Puget Sound region from -ləš- Puget Sound region + dxw-, -úcid language; compare ləšúcid what is understandable.

Pronunciation

Lushootseed

/ləˈʃuːtsiːd/