koyemshi

noun, often capitalized ko·yem·shi \ kōˈyem(p)shē \

Definition of koyemshi

plural koyemshi or koyemshis
1 :a Zuñi Indian clown society whose members wear the mask of the mudhead and are credited with curing illness by their dancing and clowning
2 :a member of the koyemshi

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Origin and Etymology of koyemshi

Zuñi


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