Cahita

noun

Ca·​hi·​ta
kəˈhētə
plural Cahita or Cahitas
1
a
: a Taracahitian people of southwestern Sonora and northwestern Sinaloa, Mexico, the only survivors being the Mayo and Yaqui
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Cahita people

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, probably from Cahita, literally, nothing

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“Cahita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cahita. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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