aguano

1 of 2

noun (1)

agua·​no
ə-ˈgwä-(ˌ)nō
plural -s
: a mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)

Aguano

2 of 2

noun (2)

Agua·​no
ə-ˈgwä-(ˌ)nō
plural Aguano or Aguanos
1
a
: an Indian people of Brazil
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Aguano people

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Portuguese

Noun (2)

Spanish, of American Indian origin

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1807, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1807, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of aguano was in 1807

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“Aguano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aguano. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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