Definition of Catawba
1 plural Catawba or Catawbas : a member of an American Indian people of North Carolina and South Carolina
2 : the language of the Catawba people
3 : any of various wines produced from a pale red native American grape
Origin of catawba
probably ultimately from Catawba (Spanish spelling) Catapa, Cataba, name of a 16th century Catawba town
First Known Use: 1715
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