Cahuapana

noun
Ca·hua·pa·na | \ˌkäwəˈpänə\
plural Cahuapana or Cahuapanas

Definition of Cahuapana 

1a : a people of northern Peru

b : a member of such people

2 : the language of the Cahuapana people constituting with Chébero the Cahuapana language family

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.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Cahuapana

Spanish cahuapana, caguapana, of American Indian origin

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Cahuapana

Dictionary Entries near Cahuapana

cahot

cahoun palm

cahow

Cahuapana

Cahuilla

CAI

caiarara

Statistics for Cahuapana

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Cahuapana

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to teach someone the beliefs of a group

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!