Cocopa

noun
Co·​co·​pa
variants: or Cocopah \ ¦kōkə¦pä \
plural Cocopa or Cocopas or Cocopah or Cocopahs

Definition of Cocopa

1a : a Yuman people living around the mouth of the Colorado river
b : a member of such people
2 : a Yuman language of the Cocopa and Halyikwamai peoples

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History and Etymology for Cocopa

Spanish cocopa, of American Indian origin

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“Cocopa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cocopa. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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