Cahita

noun
Ca·​hi·​ta | \ kəˈhētə \
plural Cahita or Cahitas

Definition of Cahita

1a : 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

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History and Etymology for Cahita

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 6 Aug. 2020.

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