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also Gua·ra·ni  (gwä′rə-nē′)
n. pl. Guaraní or Gua·ra·nís also Gua·ra·ni or Gua·ra·nis
1. A member of a South American Indian people of Paraguay, northern Argentina, and southern Brazil.
2. The Tupí-Guaraní language of this people.

[Spanish guaraní, of South American Indian origin.]


n. pl. gua·ra·ni·es (-nē′ĕs)
See Table at currency.

[Spanish guaraní, Guaraní; see Guaraní.]
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npl -ni or -nis
1. (Peoples) a member of a South American Indian people of Paraguay, S Brazil, and Bolivia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Tupi-Guarani family; one of the official languages of Paraguay, along with Spanish


n, pl -ní or -nís
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Paraguay, divided into 100 céntimos
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(ˌgwɑr əˈni)

n., pl. -ni, -nis.
the basic monetary unit of Paraguay.
[1940–45; < Sp, after Guarani]


or Gua•ra•ní

(ˌgwɑr əˈni)

n., pl. -nis, -nies, (esp. collectively) -ni.
1. a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of NE Paraguay and Brazil.
2. the language of these peoples.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guarani - the basic unit of money in Paraguay; equal to 100 centimos
centimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
Paraguayan monetary unit - monetary unit in Paraguay
2.Guarani - a member of the South American people living in Paraguay and Bolivia
South American Indian - a member of a native Indian group in South America
3.Guarani - the language spoken by the Guarani of Paraguay and Bolivia
Tupi-Guarani, Tupi-Guarani language - a family of South American Indian languages
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Blackberry cultivars studied were Tupy, Guarani, Xavante and Cherokee, in the municipality of Lapa-PR, coordinates 25[degrees]47'S, 49[degrees]46'W and 910 masl.
Regional Conflict and Demographic Patterns on the Jesuit Missions Among the Guarani in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
O povo Guarani e um dos maiores grupos indigenas da America do Sul e no Brasil representam quase 9% do total de indigenas existentes em territorio nacional (Funasa, 2010).
FOOTBALL JUNIOR v GUARANI 10.15pm JUNIOR dug deep to topple Olimpia in the previous qualifying phase of the Copa Libertadores and the Colombian crew can give themselves every chance of claiming another Paraguayan scalp by easing clear of Guarani in the opening leg in Barranquilla, writes Aaron Ashley.
In 1788, the intendant governor of Buenos Aires, Francisco de Paula Sanz, asked departmental Hispanic authorities in the Guarani missions under his jurisdiction to inform him of the profits or losses of commercial operations in those towns.
The studied one-year-old blackberry (Rubus sp.) plants were 'Brazos', 'Guarani', 'Tupy' and 'Xavante'.
As etnias indigenas no Parana, atualmente, sao compostas por grupos falantes de linguas da familia linguistica Tupi-Guarani, caso dos Guarani (Nhandewa, Kayowa e Mbya) e dos Xeta, e falantes de linguas da familia Je, os Kaingang e os Xokleng.