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Tehuelche

[ tuh-wel-chee, -chey ]
/ təˈwɛl tʃi, -tʃeɪ /
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noun, plural Te·huel·ches, (especially collectively) Te·huel·che for 1.
a member of an Indigenous people of Patagonia.
the language of the Tehuelche.
adjective
of or relating to the Tehuelche or their language.
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Origin of Tehuelche

First recorded in 1770–80; from Spanish, from Araucanian cheu(ù)lche, of uncertain meaning

OTHER WORDS FROM Tehuelche

Te·huel·che·an, adjective
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