[kuh-chee-nuh] /kəˈtʃi nə/

any of various ancestral spirits deified by the Hopi Indians and impersonated in religious rituals by masked dancers.
a Hopi religious ritual at which such masked dancers perform.
a masked dancer impersonating such a spirit at a Hopi religious ritual.
any of the supernatural beings believed by the Hopi Indians to be the ancestors of living humans


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