nounplural noun Okanagan
1A member of a North American people of British Columbia and Washington State.
2mass noun The Salish language spoken by the Okanagan.
Relating to the Okanagan or their language.
Okanagan uknaqín, from -qín ‘head’, possibly from the name of a place on the Okanagon River in British Columbia, so named because it was the ‘head’ of the river.