Barbacoa

noun
Bar·​ba·​coa | \ ˌbärbəˈkōə \
plural Barbacoa or Barbacoas

Definition of Barbacoa

1a : a Chibchan people of northern Ecuador and southern Colombia
b : a member of such people
2 : a language of the Barbacoa people

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Other Words from Barbacoa

Barbacoan \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗ən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Barbacoa

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Barbacoa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Barbacoa. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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