Huar·​pe | \ ˈwär(ˌ)pā \
plural Huarpe or Huarpes

Definition of Huarpe

1a : a group of Indian peoples of western Argentina including the Allentiac of the San Juan province
b : a member of such peoples
2 : a language family consisting of the languages spoken by the Huarpe peoples

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Other Words from Huarpe

Huarpean \ -​pēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Huarpe

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Huarpe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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