Atorai

noun
Ato·​rai | \ ¦ätə¦rī \
variants: or less commonly Ataroi \ ¦ätə¦rȯi \
plural Atorai or Atorais also Ataroi or Atarois

Definition of Atorai

1a : 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

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History and Etymology for Atorai

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 28 Jul. 2021.

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