Araucanian

Araucanian

[ar-aw-key-nee-uhn]
noun
1.
a member of an Indian people of central Chile.
2.
the language of the Araucanians, spoken in central Chile and northern Argentina.
adjective
3.
pertaining to the Araucanians or to their language.

Origin:
1900–05; Araucani(a) + -an

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Araucanian (ˌærɔːˈkeɪnɪən)
 
n
1.  a South American Indian language; thought to be an isolated branch of the Penutian phylum, spoken in Chile and W Argentina
2.  a member of the people who speak this language
 
adj
3.  of or relating to this people or their language

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