Querandí

noun

Que·​ran·​dí
variants or Querendí or less commonly Querendy
ˌkārənˈdē
plural Querandí or Querandís or Querendí or Querendís
1
: a people of uncertain linguistic affiliation on the right bank of the lower Plata and Paraná rivers
2
: a member of the Querandí people

Word History

Etymology

Spanish querandí, querendí, from Guarani, from quira grease + -ndi, suffix denoting possession

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near Querandí

Cite this Entry

“Querandí.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Querand%C3%AD. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!