Tehuelche(redirected from Chuelche)
n. pl. Tehuelche or Te·huel·ches
1. A member of a South American Indian people formerly inhabiting most of Patagonia, with a small present-day population in southern Argentina.
2. The language of the Tehuelche.
Te·huel′che·an (-chē-ən) adj.
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