Macá

noun
Ma·​cá | \ məˈkä \
plural Macá or Macás

Definition of Macá

1a : a people or group of peoples of the Gran Chaco in Paraguay and Argentina
b : a member of such people or group of peoples
2 : the language of the Macá people

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History and Etymology for Macá

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Macá.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mac%C3%A1. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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