Paleosiberian

Paleosiberian
Pa•le•o•si•be•ri•an
[[t]ˌpeɪ li oʊ saɪˈbɪər i ən[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˌpæl i-[/t]] n.
1) peo a group of languages and language families of Siberia that have no close affiliation with each other or with Indo-European, Altaic, Uralic, or Eskimo-Aleut languages
2) peo a speaker of a Paleosiberian language
3) peo of or pertaining to Paleosiberian or its speakers
Etymology: 1910–15

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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