plural Chenchu or Chenchus
: 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
: a member of the Chenchu people

Word History


native name in India

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“Chenchu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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