Arivaipa

noun

Ar·​i·​vai·​pa
ˌarəˈvīpə
plural Arivaipa or Arivaipas
1
: a band of the San Carlos Apache Indians
2
: a member of the Arivaipa band

Word History

Etymology

earlier Aravapa, Aravaipa, probably after the creek and canyon of the same name in southeastern Arizona

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

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