Goajiro

noun
Go·​a·​ji·​ro | \ ˌgōəˈhi(ˌ)rō \
plural Goajiro or Goajiros

Definition of Goajiro

1a : an Arawakan people of the peninsular region northwest of Lake Maracaibo
b : a member of such people
2 : the Arawakan language of the Goajiro people

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History and Etymology for Goajiro

Spanish guajiro, goajiro, of American Indian origin

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“Goajiro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Goajiro. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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