- 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
See Kutenai in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. Kutenai
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.