noun Ma·pu·che \mə-ˈpü-chē\
plural Mapuche or Mapuches

Definition of MAPUCHE

:  an American Indian people of southern Chile; also :  a member of this people
:  the Araucanian language of the Mapuche

Origin of MAPUCHE

Mapuche mapuče, a self-designation, from mapu land + če people
First Known Use: 1855


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