Definition of Abipon in English:

Abipon

(also Abipón, Abipone)

noun

historical
  • 1A member of a South American people formerly inhabiting the Gran Chaco region of Argentina and Paraguay.

  • 2The extinct Guaycuruan language of the Abipon.

adjective

historical
  • Of or designating the Abipon or their language.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Atlas Geographus. From Spanish Abipón member of a South American people formerly inhabiting the Gran Chaco region of Argentina and Paraguay (although this is first attested slightly later: 1745, in plural form Abipones; compare post-classical Latin Abipones, plural, French Abipones, plural), of unknown origin. With the use as adjective compare Spanish abipón of or relating to the Abipon.

Pronunciation:

Abipon

/ˌabɪˈpəʊn//ˈabɪpɒn/