noun (1)
agua·​no | \ ə-ˈgwä-(ˌ)nō \
plural -s

Definition of aguano

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)


noun (2)
Agua·​no | \ ə-ˈgwä-(ˌ)nō \
plural Aguano or Aguanos

Definition of Aguano (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : an Indian people of Brazil
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Aguano people

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First Known Use of aguano

Noun (1)

1807, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1807, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for aguano

Noun (1)


Noun (2)

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Aguano.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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