Ciboney

noun Ci·bo·ney
variants: or less commonly Siboney \ˌsēbəˈnā, -bō-\

Definition of Ciboney

plural Ciboney \"\ or Ciboneys \-z\ or Ciboneyes \-ˈnāˌyās\
1 a :an aboriginal people of Cuba closely related to or a division of the Arawaks
b :a member of the Ciboney people — compare taino
2 :the Arawakan language of the Ciboney people

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Origin and Etymology of ciboney

Spanish, perhaps from Arawak siba-eyeri, from siba rock + eyeri man


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