Lengua

noun Len·gua \ ˈleŋgwə \

Definition of Lengua

plural Lengua or Lenguas
1 a :a group of Amerind peoples of Gran Chaco, Paraguay, including the Macá and Mascoi
b :a member of any such people
2 :a language of a Lengua people

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of lengua

Spanish, literally, tongue, from Latin lingua; from its custom of wearing labrets


Learn More about lengua

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of Lengua


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Lengua? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!