In the case of the Comanche, it turned out that even the Army did not want a radar-stealthy helicopter.
Her weathered, darkened skin and bulky build advertised the separate life she had lived as a Comanche wife and mother.
1819, from Spanish, from a Shoshonean language, e.g. Ute kimánci "enemy, foreigner." Comanchero was a 19c. name given to Hispanic and American traders who dealt with the Comanches.