noun (plural same or Paiutes)
1》 a member of either of two linguistically distinct American Indian peoples (the Southern Paiute and the Northern Paiute) of the western US.
2》 either of the Uto-Aztecan languages of the Paiute.
from Sp. Payuchi, Payuta, influenced by Ute.

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