Layaná

noun
La·​ya·​ná | \¦läyə¦nä, ¦līə-\
plural Layaná or Layanás

Definition of Layaná 

1 : an Arawakan people living opposite the mouth of the Apa river in Paraguay

2 : a member of the Layaná people

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Spanish, of American Indian origin

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