Nambicuara

noun

Nam·​bi·​cua·​ra
variants or Nambikuara
ˌnambēˈkwärə
or Nhambiquara or Nhambicuara
plural -s
1
a
: a people of Mato Grosso, Brazil
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Nambicuara people

Word History

Etymology

Portuguese nambicuara, nhambicuara, from Tupi, literally, long-eared

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“Nambicuara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nambicuara. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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