Tehuelche

noun
Te·​huel·​che | \ təˈwelchē \
plural Tehuelche or Tehuelches

Definition of Tehuelche

1a : a Chonan people of southern Argentina
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Tehuelche people

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Other Words from Tehuelche

Tehuelchean \ -​ēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Tehuelche

Araucanian, literally, people of the southeast

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“Tehuelche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tehuelche. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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