Acawai

noun

Aca·​wai
variants or Akawai
ˈäkəˌwī
plural Acawai or Acawais or Akawai or Akawais
1
a
: a Cariban people of northwestern British Guiana
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Acawai people

Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of Acawai was in 1825

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“Acawai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acawai. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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