[koi-yoo-kon, kah-]
a member of a North American Indian people living in the Yukon River valley in west-central Alaska.
the Athabaskan language of the Koyukon.
Also called Tena.

respelling, after the Koyukuk and Yukon Rivers, of earlier Co-Youkon < Russian kuyukantsy (plural), derivative of Kuyukak the Koyukuk River ≪ Inupiaq kuiyuk

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Koyukon
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: kowtow
Next Definition: koz
Words Near: Koyukon
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for Koyukon
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing Koyukon
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature