Acha·​gua | \ ə-ˈchä-gwə \
plural Achagua or Achaguas

Definition of Achagua

1a : an Arawakan people of the upper valley of the Orinoco
b : a member of such people
2 : the Arawakan language of the Achagua people

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First Known Use of Achagua

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Achagua

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Achagua.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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