ute

[ yoot ]
/ yut /

noun

Informal. a utility vehicle.

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Origin of ute

First recorded in 1940–45

Definition for ute (2 of 2)

Ute
[ yoot ]
/ yut /

noun, plural Utes, (especially collectively) Ute.

a member of an American Indian people of Utah and W Colorado.
a dialect or group of dialects of the Uto-Aztecan language shared by the Utes and Southern Paiutes.
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British Dictionary definitions for ute (1 of 2)

ute
/ (juːt) /

noun

Australian and NZ informal short for utility (def. 6)

British Dictionary definitions for ute (2 of 2)

Ute
/ (juːt, ˈjuːtɪ) /

noun

plural Utes or Ute a member of a North American Indian people of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, related to the Aztecs
the language of this people, belonging to the Shoshonean subfamily of the Uto-Aztecan family
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