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- a member of a North American Indian people living in the Rocky Mountains in Montana, Idaho, and British Columbia
- the language of this people: no relationship with any other language has been clearly established
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noun pl. Kutenai or Ku·te·nais
- a. A Native American people inhabiting parts of southeast British Columbia, northeast Washington, and northern Idaho.b. A member of this people.
- The language of the Kutenai, of no known linguistic affiliation.