Arawakan

noun Ar·a·wak·an \ ˌa-rə-ˈwä-kən , -ˈwa- \

Definition of Arawakan

plural Arawakan or Arawakans
1 :a member of a group of Indian peoples of South America and the West Indies
2 :the language family of the Arawakan peoples

First Known Use of arawakan

1848


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