Cabecar

noun

Ca·​be·​car
kəˈbāˌkär
plural Cabecar or Cabecars
1
a
: a Chibchan people of eastern Costa Rica
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Cabecar people

Word History

Etymology

Spanish cabécar, of American Indian origin

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cabecar was in 1860

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“Cabecar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cabecar. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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