guarani

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noun gua·ra·ni \ˌgwär-ə-ˈnē\

Definition of guarani

  1. 1 capitalized a plural guarani or guaranis :  a member of a Tupi-Guaranian people of Bolivia, Paraguay, and southern Brazilb :  the language of the Guarani

  2. 2 plural guaranies also guaranis the basic monetary unit of Paraguay — see money table

Origin and Etymology of guarani

Spanish guaraní


First Known Use: 1797


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