Definition of Yokuts in English:

Yokuts

(also Yokut)

noun

  • 1(A member of) any of about 40 closely related North American Indian peoples of central California; these peoples collectively.

  • 2The family of languages spoken by the Yokuts; any of these languages.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the Yokuts or their languages.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Yawelmani Yokuts yokhoc̓ person, people.

Pronunciation

Yokuts

/ˈjəʊkʌts/