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Noun: Quechua  kech-wu
  1. The language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas
    - Quechuan, Quechuan language, Kechua, Kechuan
     
  2. A member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire
    - Kechua
     
  3. A community of South American Indians in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Incan Empire
    - Kechua

Derived forms: Quechuas

Type of: American Indian, American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, community, Indian, South American Indian

Encyclopedia: Quechua