Arecuna

noun

Are·​cu·​na
variants or Arekuna
ˌärəˈkünə
plural Arecuna or Arecunas or Arekuna or Arekunas
1
a
: a Cariban people dwelling on the headwaters of the Caroni river in southeastern Venezuela
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Arecuna people

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Arecuna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arecuna. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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