Tonto

noun
Ton·​to | \ ˈtän(ˌ)tō \
plural Tonto or Tontos

Definition of Tonto

1 : one of various subgroups of the Apache people
2 : an Indian of any one of several Apache subgroups

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History and Etymology for Tonto

American Spanish, from Spanish, fool, from tonto foolish

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“Tonto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tonto. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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