Cahita

noun Ca·hi·ta \kəˈhētə\

Definition of Cahita

plural

Cahita

or

Cahitas

  1. 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. 2 :  the language of the Cahita 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.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of cahita

Spanish, probably from Cahita, literally, nothing


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a brief usually trivial fact

Get Word of the Day daily email!