Chavante

noun Cha·van·te \shəˈvantē\

Definition of Chavante

plural

Chavante

or

Chavantes

  1. 1 :  otí

  2. 2a :  an Indian people of Mato Grosso state, Brazil b :  a member of such people

  3. 3a :  a Gesan people of Goiaz state, Brazil b :  a member of such people

Chavantean

\-ēan\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of chavante

Portuguese, of American Indian origin


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