Macushi

noun
Ma·​cu·​shi | \məˈküshē\
variants: or Macusi \-​üsē \ or less commonly Makushi or Makusi
plural Macushi or Macushis or Macusi or Macusis

Definition of Macushi 

1a : a Cariban people of Brazil and British Guiana

b : a member of such people

2 : the language of the Macushi people

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