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n. pl.1.A Brazilian tribe of Indians, noted for their use of poisons; - also called Aymborés.
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Alternatively, the Botocudo tribe of the Amazon basin like to insert large wooden plugs in their lobes.
A second study in the same Current Biology, also led by Malaspinas, finds that two ancient skulls from a Brazilian group known as Botocudos have entirely Polynesian ancestry.
Memoria sobre os Botocudos de Parana e Santa Catarina organizada pelo Servico de Protecao dos Selvicolas.