- Koluschan Ko*lusch"an, Kolushan Ko*lush"an, a. [From Russ. kalyushka piece of wood (worn in the nether lip).] Designating, or pertaining to, a linguistic stock of North American Indians comprising the Tlinkit tribes of the Alexander Archipelago of southeastern Alaska and adjacent coast lands. Their language bears some affinity to Mexican tongues. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.