Definition of Arawak
1 : a member of an Indian people of the Arawakan group now living chiefly along the coast of Guyana
2 : the language of the Arawak people
Origin and Etymology of arawak
earlier Arwaca, Aroaca, an Arawak subgroup of 16th century Trinidad, perhaps from an Arawak name for the subgroup
First Known Use: 1769
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