Walapai

noun
Wa·​la·​pai
variants: or less commonly Hualapai \ ˈwäləˌpī \ or Hualpai \ -​lˌ-​ \
plural Walapai or Walapais also Hualapai or Hualapais or Hualpai or Hualpais

Definition of Walapai

1a : an Indian people of the central Colorado river valley, Arizona
b : a member of such people
2 : a Yuman language of the Walapai people

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History and Etymology for Walapai

Yuman Xawálapáiya, literally, pine tree people

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“Walapai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Walapai. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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