Barbacoa

noun

Bar·​ba·​coa
ˌbärbəˈkōə
plural Barbacoa or Barbacoas
1
a
: a Chibchan people of northern Ecuador and southern Colombia
b
: a member of such people
2
: a language of the Barbacoa people
Barbacoan
¦⸗⸗¦⸗ən
adjective

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Barbacoa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Barbacoa. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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