plural Arauá or Arauás
: a group of Indian peoples of western Brazil
: a member of one of these peoples
: the language of the Arauá people considered by some Americanists to constitute an independent language family and by others to be a branch of Arawakan

Word History


Spanish araua, arauá, aragua, of American Indian origin

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“Arauá.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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