Origin of ute
noun, plural Utes, (especially collectively) Ute.
Examples from the Web for ute
The latter answered, It is a Navajo who has been a captive with the Ute and has escaped.The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony|Washington Matthews
This man has an Indian wife, and, having no fixed home, usually travels with one of the Ute bands.Canyons of the Colorado|J. W. Powell
Meg entered the old cabin and Dan, standing at the door, saw on the rotting floor the twisted form of the old Ute Indian.Meg of Mystery Mountain|Grace May North
But they are sworn-in deputies, with the sheriff of Ute County in command—a posse, in fact.A Fool For Love|Francis Lynde
Yea, bore he in his bosom / delight without alloy At thought that he should straightway / Ute's fair daughter see.The Nibelungenlied|Unknown
1846, shortened from Utah.