Diegueño

noun
Di·​e·​gue·​ño | \ ˌdēəˈgān(ˌ)yō \
plural Diegueño or Diegueños

Definition of Diegueño

1a : an Indian people of southern California
b : a member of such people
2 : a Yuman language of the Diegueño people

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History and Etymology for Diegueño

Spanish, from San Diego, California + Spanish -eño (suffix denoting an inhabitant)

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“Diegueño.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diegue%C3%B1o. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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