Chitimacha

noun Chit·i·ma·cha \ˌchitəˈmäshə\

Definition of Chitimacha

plural

Chitimacha

or

Chitimachas

  1. 1a :  an Indian people of the Mississippi delta b :  a member of such people

  2. 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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