nounpl. -·ches or -·che
a member of a South American Indian people of Patagonia, famous in older European literature for their tall stature and great strength
Origin of TehuelcheAraucanian cheu(ù)lche, literally , fearless and elusive
nounpl. Tehuelche, or Te·huel·ches
- A member of a South American Indian people formerly inhabiting most of Patagonia, with a small present-day population in southern Argentina.
- The language of the Tehuelche.