Tupinamba

noun Tu·pi·nam·ba \ tü-pə-ˈnam-bə , -ˌnam-ˈbä \
variants: or less commonly Tupinambá

Definition of Tupinamba

plural Tupinamba or Tupinambas also Tupinambá or Tupinambás
1 :a member of a group of American Indian peoples who lived along a broad stretch of the Brazilian coast from the vicinity of Guanabara Bay to the mouth of the Amazon River
2 :the extinct language of the Tupinamba

First Known Use of tupinamba

1810


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