Ca·​be·​car | \ kəˈbāˌkär \
plural Cabecar or Cabecars

Definition of Cabecar

1a : a Chibchan people of eastern Costa Rica
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Cabecar people

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First Known Use of Cabecar

1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Cabecar

Spanish cabécar, of American Indian origin

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“Cabecar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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