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Zu·ni 1

 (zo͞o′nē) also Zu·ñi (-nyē)
n. pl. Zuni or Zu·nis also Zuñi or Zu·ñis
1. A member of a Pueblo people located in western New Mexico.
2. The language of the Zuni, of no known linguistic affiliation.

Zu′ni, Zu′ñi adj.

Zu·ni 2

 (zo͞o′nē) also Zu·ñi (-nyē)
A pueblo of northwest New Mexico west of Albuquerque.

Zuñi

(ˈzuːnjiː; ˈsuː-)
npl -ñis or -ñi
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people of W New Mexico
2. (Languages) the language of this people, a member of the Penutian phylum of languages
ˈZuñian adj, n

Zu•ni

(ˈzu ni)

also Zu•ñi

(ˈzu ni, ˈzun yi)

n., pl. -nis, (esp. collectively) -ni.
1. a member of a Pueblo Indian people of W New Mexico.
2. the language of the Zuni, not closely akin to any other American Indian language.
[1830–35, Amer.; earlier Zuñi < American Spanish < Acoma Keresan (a language spoken by Pueblo Indian peoples of New Mexico) sɨ̂∙ni (pronounced sθɨ̂∙nyi) or a cognate]
Zu′ni•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Zuni - a member of the Pueblo people living in western New Mexico
Pueblo - a member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called `Pueblos' by the Spanish because they live in pueblos (villages built of adobe and rock)
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