[pap-uh-goh, pah-puh-]

noun, plural Pap·a·gos, (especially collectively) Pap·a·go for 1.

a member of a North American Indian people closely related to the Pima and now living mainly in southern Arizona and northwestern Mexico.
the Uto-Aztecan language of the Papago Indians, closely related to Pima.

Origin of Papago

< Spanish pápago, earlier papabo(s), shortening of papabi-ootam < Pima-Papago bá·bawĭ-ʔóʔodham Papago(s), equivalent to bá·bawĭ tepary beans + ʔóʔodham Piman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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