Paiute

noun Pai·ute \ ˈpī-ˌyüt \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of Paiute

1 : a member of an American Indian people originally of Utah, Arizona, Nevada, and California
2 : either of the two Uto-Aztecan languages of the Paiute people

Origin and Etymology of paiute

alteration of Pie-Utaw, alteration of Paiuches, plural, from American Spanish Payuchis Southern Paiutes


PAIUTE Defined for Kids

Paiute

noun Pai·ute \ ˈpī-ˌyüt \

Definition of Paiute for Students

1 : a member of an American Indian people originally of Utah, Arizona, Nevada, and California
2 : either of the two languages of the Paiute people

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