Ara·​ona | \ ˌarəˈōnə \
variants: or Arauna \ ˌarəˈünə \
plural Araona or Araonas or Arauna or Araunas

Definition of Araona

1a : a Tacanan people of northwest Bolivia and adjacent parts of Brazil
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Araona people

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History and Etymology for Araona

Spanish araona & Portuguese araúna, of American Indian origin

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“Araona.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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