guarani

[ gwahr-uh-nee, gwahr-uh-nee ]
/ ˌgwɑr əˈni, ˈgwɑr əˌni /
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noun, plural gua·ra·ni, gua·ra·nis.

a paper money and monetary unit of Paraguay, equal to 100 centimos.

Origin of guarani

1940–45; < Spanish, after Guarani

Definition for guarani (2 of 2)

Guarani

or Gua·ra·ní

[ gwahr-uh-nee ]
/ ˌgwɑr əˈni /

noun, plural Gua·ra·nis, Gua·ra·nies, (especially collectively) Gua·ra·ni.

a member of an Indian people now living principally in Paraguay.
a language belonging to the Tupi-Guarani family of languages and spoken by the Guarani Indians: the chief vernacular of Paraguay.
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British Dictionary definitions for guarani (1 of 2)

Guarani

/ (ˌɡwɑːrəˈniː) /

noun

plural -ni or -nis a member of a South American Indian people of Paraguay, S Brazil, and Bolivia
the language of this people, belonging to the Tupi-Guarani family; one of the official languages of Paraguay, along with Spanish

British Dictionary definitions for guarani (2 of 2)

guaraní

/ (ˈɡwɑːrənɪ) /

noun plural -ní or -nís

the standard monetary unit of Paraguay, divided into 100 céntimos
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