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
First Known Use: 1827
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