from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Apache tribe formerly inhabiting southeast Colorado and northern New Mexico and ranging eastward to the Great Plains, with a present-day population in northern New Mexico.
- n. A member of this tribe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A Native American tribe.
- proper n. The Athabascan language these people speak.
American Spanish (Apaches de la) Jicarilla, (Apaches of the) Jicarilla, probably diminutive of jícara, chocolate-cup (from the shape of a local hill), perhaps from Nahuatl xicalli, gourd, drinking vessel.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Spanish jicarilla ("little basket"), from jícara ("gourd cup"), from jícaro ("calabash tree"), from Nahuatl xicalli ("calabash gourd"). (Wiktionary)