Hua·​ve | \ ˈwävē \
variants: or Huabi \ " , -​äbē \
plural Huave or Huaves or Huabi or Huabis

Definition of Huave

1a : an Indian people of the region between the lagoons and the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Huave people that is without proven affinities

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Other Words from Huave

Huavean \ -​vēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Huave

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Huave.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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