noun, plural Tu·pis, (especially collectively) Tu·pi for 1.
Examples from the Web for tupi
Tupi was by no means willing to lose the beauty, and set out after her with swinging strides, but in vain.
Tupi angrily repeated his order and made as if to strike the inattentive bird.
And whatever the name may have signified in the language of the Red Bones, its Tupi definition fitted with disagreeable precision.The Pathless Trail|Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
When and where the Babel existed, whence the many branches of the great Tupi family separated, we know not.The Andes and the Amazon|James Orton
Martius1527 has since indicated, in the Tupi language of Brazil, the names pacoba or bacoba.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle