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noun pl. Yokuts
- a. A group of Native American peoples formerly inhabiting the southern San Joaquin Valley and adjacent foothills of the Sierra Nevada, with present-day descendants in the same area.b. A member of this group.
- Any or all of the languages of the Yokuts peoples.