Coconuco

noun
Co·​co·​nu·​co
variants: or less commonly Coconuca \ -​kə \
plural Coconuco or Coconucos also Coconuca or Coconucas

Definition of Coconuco

1a : a group of Chibchan peoples of the department of Cauca, Colombia
b : a member of any people in this group
2 : the language of the Coconuco people constituting a language family of Chibchan stock

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History and Etymology for Coconuco

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Coconuco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coconuco. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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