Chavante

noun
Cha·​van·​te | \ shəˈvantē \
plural Chavante or Chavantes

Definition of Chavante

1 : otí
2a : an Indian people of Mato Grosso state, Brazil
b : a member of such people
3a : a Gesan people of Goiaz state, Brazil
b : a member of such people

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Other Words from Chavante

Chavantean \ -​ēan \ adjective

History and Etymology for Chavante

Portuguese, of American Indian origin

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Chavannes, de

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“Chavante.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chavante. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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