Definition of Chumash
1 : a member of an American Indian people of southwestern California
2 : the family of languages spoken by the Chumash people
Origin of chumash
from Tcú-mac, name in a coastal Chumash language for the inhabitants of Santa Rosa Island
First Known Use: 1891
Rhymes with chumash
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "Chumash"
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