Definition of Musqueam in US English:

Musqueam

noun

Canadian
  • 1A member of a North American Indian people of southern coastal British Columbia, Canada.

  • 2The dialect of Halkomelem (a Salishan language) spoken by the Musqueam.

adjective

Canadian
  • Of, relating to, or designating the Musqueam.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Halkomelem xwmə́θkwəy'əm, lit. ‘place of the mə́θkwəy' (a plant (not identified))’.

Pronunciation

Musqueam

/ˈmʌskwɪəm/