Co·​ra·​be·​ca | \ ˌkōrəˈbēkə, ˌkȯr-, -ˈbākə \
variants: or Coraveca \ -​ˈvē-​ , -​ˈvā-​ \
plural Corabeca or Corabecas or Coraveca or Coravecas

Definition of Corabeca

1a : an extinct people of Bolivia
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Corabeca people considered by some Americanists as an independent linguistic family and by others as Otoquian or uncertain

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Other Words from Corabeca

Corabecan or Coravecan \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗kən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Corabeca

American Spanish corabeca, of American Indian origin

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“Corabeca.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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