Caquetío

noun

Ca·​que·​tío
ˌkäkəˈtē(ˌ)ō
plural Caquetío or Caquetíos
1
a
: an extinct Arawakan people of the coast of Venezuela
b
: a member of this people
2
: the language of the Caquetío people

Word History

Etymology

Spanish caquetío, caquetio, of American Indian origin

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“Caquetío.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caquet%C3%ADo. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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