Definition of Macusi in US English:

Macusi

(also Macuxi, Macushi, Makushi)

noun

  • 1A member of a Carib people inhabiting parts of Guyana, Brazil, and Venezuela.

  • 2The Carib language of the Macusis.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Macusis or their language.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Helen Maria Williams (1761–1827), writer. From Macusi Macusi, self-designation.

Pronunciation

Macusi

/məˈkuːsi/