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Ute

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noun \ˈyüt\

Definition of Ute

plural Ute or Utes

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people originally ranging through Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico

  2. 2 :  the Uto-Aztecan language of the Ute people



Origin of ute

short for earlier Utah, Utaw, from American Spanish Yuta


First Known Use: 1776


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