noun Ya·no·ma·mi \ˌyä-nō-ˈmä-mē\
plural Yanomami also Yanomamis or Yanomamo or Yanomama

Definition of YANOMAMI

:  an indigenous people inhabiting the rain forests of southern Venezuela and northern Brazil; also :  a member of the Yanomami people
:  the family of four closely related languages spoken by the Yanomami

Variants of YANOMAMI

Ya·no·ma·mi also Ya·no·ma·mo \-mō\ or Ya·no·ma·ma \-mə\

Origin of YANOMAMI

Yanomam i̵ (language of the western Yanomami) yanomam i̵, a self-designation
First Known Use: 1967


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