Atorai

noun

Ato·​rai
¦ätə¦rī
variants or less commonly Ataroi
¦ätə¦rȯi
plural Atorai or Atorais also Ataroi or Atarois
1
a
: an Arawakan people of the headwaters of the Essequibo river in British Guiana
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Atorai people

Word History

Etymology

Spanish & Portuguese, of American Indian origin

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“Atorai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atorai. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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