Definition of Araucanian
1 : a member of a group of Indian peoples of south central Chile and adjacent regions of Argentina
2 : the language of the Araucanian people that constitutes an independent language family
Variants of araucanian
Origin of araucanian
Spanish araucano, from Arauco, former province in Chile
First Known Use: 1777
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