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noun, plural Ya·no·ma·mos, (especially collectively) Ya·no·ma·mo for 1.
  1. a member of an indigenous people of southern Venezuela and neighboring Brazil who live in scattered villages in the rain forests and conduct warfare against one another continually.
  2. the family of languages spoken by the Yanomamo.
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