Biaka

noun
Bi·​a·​ka | \ bē-ˈä-kə How to pronounce Biaka (audio) \

Definition of Biaka

: aka … the villagers do some trapping and hunting with the Biaka.— John W. Berry et al., Cross-Cultural Psychology: Research and Applications, 2001 … extremely ancient groups like the Mbuti of Zaire and the Biaka pygmies of Central African Republic … — Nicholas Wade, New York Times on the Web, 18 Mar. 2003 Either way, the Biaka people—who have survived for thousands of years in the steamy jungles of Africa … —probably have much to teach the cosseted western world about physical and mental health and wellbeing. — Brian Beacom, Evening Times (Glasgow), 22 Jan. 2008

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1992, in the meaning defined above

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“Biaka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Biaka. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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