Definition of Caingang
1a : the non-Guarani-Indian peoples of southern Brazil comprising a number of distinct but related groups b : a member of any such people
2a : a language of any Caingang people b : a language family of the Ge stock comprising the several Caingang languages
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Origin and Etymology of caingang
Portuguese, of American Indian origin
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