Chamicura

noun
Cha·​mi·​cu·​ra | \ ˌchämə̇ˈku̇rə \
variants: or less commonly Chamicuro \ -​u̇(ˌ)rō \
plural Chamicura or Chamicuras also Chamicuro or Chamicuros

Definition of Chamicura

1a : a people of northern Peru considered by some Americanists to be Panoan
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Chamicura people

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History and Etymology for Chamicura

Spanish chamicuro, of American Indian origin

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“Chamicura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chamicura. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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