Lepcha

noun

Lep·​cha ˈlep-chə How to pronounce Lepcha (audio)
plural Lepcha or Lepchas
1
: a member of a people of Sikkim, India
2
: the Tibeto-Burman language of the Lepcha people

Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lepcha was in 1819

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“Lepcha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lepcha. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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