or Tu·pí

[ too-pee, too-pee ]
/ tuˈpi, ˈtu pi /

noun, plural Tu·pis, (especially collectively) Tu·pi for 1.

a member of any of several related Indian peoples living in the valleys of various Brazilian rivers, especially the Amazon.
the language spoken in northern Brazil by the Tupi Indians.
Related formsTu·pi·an, adjective
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/ (tuːˈpiː) /


plural -pis or -pi a member of a South American Indian people of Brazil and Paraguay
the language of this people, belonging to the Tupi-Guarani family
Derived FormsTupian, adjective
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