Pronunciation: (tOO-pē', tOO'pē), [key]
—pl. -pis, (esp. collectively) -pi for 1.
1. a member of any of several related Indian peoples living in the valleys of various Brazilian rivers, esp. the Amazon.
2. the language spoken in northern Brazil by the Tupi Indians. Also,Tu•pí'.
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