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GUAYCURUS

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 666 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GUAYCURUS, a tribe of South American Indians on the Paraguay. The name has been used generally of all the mounted Indians of Gran Chaco. The Guaycurus are a wild, fierce people, who paint their bodies and go naked. They are fearless horse-men and are occupied chiefly in cattle rearing.
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