Chibchan

[chib-chuh n]

noun

a family of languages indigenous to Central America, Colombia, and Ecuador.

Origin of Chibchan

First recorded in 1905–10; Chibch(a) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for chibchan

Chibchan

noun

a family of Indian languages found in Colombia and elsewhere in South America

adjective

belonging or relating to this family of languages
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