Ko*lusch"an, Ko*lush"an (?), a. [From Russ. kalyushka piece of wood (worn in the nether lip).]

Designating, or pert. to, a linguistic stock of North American Indians comprising the Tlinkit tribes of the Alexander Archipelago of southeastern Alaska and adjacent coast lands. Their language bears some affinity to Mexican tongues.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.