[tuh-wel-chee, -chey]

noun, plural Te·huel·ches, (especially collectively) Te·huel·che for 1.

a member of an Indian people of Patagonia.
the language of these people.

Origin of Tehuelche

From the Araucanian word cheu(ù)lche, said to mean literally “fearless and elusive”
Related formsTe·huel·che·an, adjective
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