Baniva

noun Ba·ni·va \ bə-ˈnē-və \
variants: or less commonly Baniwa \bə-ˈnē-və\

Definition of Baniva

plural Baniva or Banivas
1 a :an Arawakan people of the upper Orinoco and Río Negro, Venezuela and Colombia
b :a member of such people
2 :the language of the Baniva people

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Origin and Etymology of baniva

Spanish baniva, of American Indian origin


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