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The Ute are a tribe of Native Americans of the Shoshonean linguistic group[?]. Ute reservations are located in eastern Utah and southwestern Colorado. The state of Utah is named for this tribe. See also Ute mythology.

In Australian usage, the word ute is short for "utility vehicle", the Australian equivalent of the pickup truck. NOTE - it is ALWAYS referred to as a 'ute' never a 'ute vehicle'.

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... of as such. They first appeared at least 140 million years ago, during the Jurassic period, but may have diverged from the gymnosperms[?] in the earlier Triassic ...