kuksu


kuksu
\\ˈku̇k(ˌ)sü\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: origin unknown
: of or relating to an Indian religious cult or its rites practiced in the southern Sacramento valley of California

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/kook"sooh/, adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a religious cult among Indians of central California.
[ < Eastern Pomo kúksu]

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