Jivaro

noun
Ji·va·ro | \ˈhēvəˌrō\
variants: or Jibaro \-ēbə- \
plural Jivaro or Jivaros or Jibaro or Jibaros

Definition of Jivaro 

1a : a group of peoples of northwestern Peru and southern Ecuador

b : a member of any of such peoples

2 : the language of the Jivaro peoples constituting a language family

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Other Words from Jivaro

Jivaroan \¦⸗⸗¦rōən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Jivaro

Spanish jíbaro, of American Indian origin

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