Chen·​chu | \ ˈchen(ˌ)chü \
plural Chenchu or Chenchus

Definition of Chenchu

1 : a people of Hyderabad in central India most of whom have been influenced by the Telugu population but some of whom cling to a food-gathering economy and represent, racially and culturally, survivals of ancient India
2 : a member of the Chenchu people

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History and Etymology for Chenchu

native name in India

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“Chenchu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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