Chitimacha

noun Chit·i·ma·cha \ ˌchitəˈmäshə \

Definition of Chitimacha

plural Chitimacha or Chitimachas
1 a :an Indian people of the Mississippi delta
b :a member of such people
2 :the language of the Chitimacha people

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Origin and Etymology of chitimacha

perhaps Choctaw Chutimasha, literally, they have cooking pots, from chúti cooking pot + másha they possess


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