Biaka

noun
Bi·a·ka | \ bē-ˈä-kə \

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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of Biaka

1992, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Biaka

Dictionary Entries near Biaka

Biafra, Bight of

biajaiba

Biak

Biaka

Białystok

bialate

bialy

Statistics for Biaka

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Biaka

The first known use of Biaka was in 1992

See more words from the same year

Comments on Biaka

What made you want to look up Biaka? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!