noun au·ca \ˈau̇kə, -ˌkä also ˈȯkə\

Definition of auca



  1. 1 sometimes capitalized :  a member of a group of indigenous people of western or southern South America

  2. 2 usually capitalized :  araucanian

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Origin and Etymology of auca

Spanish, from Araucanian, literally, enemy, from Quechua áukka enemy, rebel

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to criticize severely

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