Hokan definition by Webster's New World
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a group of distantly related language families of the SW U.S. and Mexico, including Yuman
Hokan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A proposed grouping of a number of Native American language families of western North America.
Origin: From Atsugewi (Native American language of California formerly considered Hokan) hoqi, two.