Lengua

[ leng-gwuh ]
/ ˈlɛŋ gwə /

noun

a member of a group of Indian peoples living in the Gran Chaco area of Paraguay.
any of several languages spoken by these peoples.

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Origin of Lengua

1820–25; <Spanish; literally, tongue, referring to their custom of wearing labrets
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