Ku·​yo·​non | \ ˈküyōˌnän \
plural Kuyonon or Kuyonons

Definition of Kuyonon

1a : a Christianized people inhabiting Cuyo and eastern Palawan islands and parts of other islands in the northern Sulu sea
b : a member of such people
2 : an Austronesian language of the Kuyonon people

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History and Etymology for Kuyonon

Kuyonon, from Kuyo Cuyo, island in the central Philippines + Kuyonon -non people, language

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“Kuyonon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kuyonon. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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