Cawahib

noun
Ca·​wa·​hib | \ ˈkäwəˌhēb \
plural Cawahib or Cawahibs

Definition of Cawahib

1a : a Tupian people including the Cawahib proper and the Parintintin of the Tapajoz river area in northern Brazil
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Cawahib people

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History and Etymology for Cawahib

Cawahib, perhaps from kab, káwa wasp

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“Cawahib.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cawahib. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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