Acawai

noun
Aca·​wai
variants: or Akawai \ ˈäkəˌwī \
plural Acawai or Acawais or Akawai or Akawais

Definition of Acawai

1a : a Cariban people of northwestern British Guiana
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Acawai people

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First Known Use of Acawai

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Acawai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acawai. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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