Boruca

noun
Bo·ru·ca | \ bəˈrükə \
plural Boruca or Borucas

Definition of Boruca 

1 : a Chibchan people on the Pacific coast in southeastern Costa Rica in Central America

2 : a member of the Boruca people

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!

History and Etymology for Boruca

Spanish, of American Indian origin

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Boruca

Dictionary Entries near Boruca

Borstal

bort

bortz

Boruca

Borun

borunduk

Borussian

Statistics for Boruca

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Boruca

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

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

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!