Tupi

noun Tu·pi \ tü-ˈpē , ˈtü-(ˌ)pē- \
variants: or less commonly Tupí

Definition of Tupi

plural Tupi or Tupis also Tupí or Tupís
1 : tupinamba
2 : a language family of lowland South America that includes Tupi-Guarani and the speech of a number of other peoples living mainly in Brazil south of the Amazon River

Tupian

play \tü-ˈpē-ən, ˈtü-(ˌ)pē-\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of tupi

1842

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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