sandia

noun san·dia \sänˈdēə\

Definition of sandia

plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of sandia

Spanish sandía, from Arabic (baṭṭīḥa) sindīya melon of Sind, from baṭṭīḥa melon + sindīya of Sind, from Sind, region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent, from Hindi; akin to Sanskrit sindhu river


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Sandia

noun San·dia \sanˈdēə, sän-\
variants: or

Sandias

\-əz\

Definition of Sandia

plural

Sandia

or

Sandias

  1. 1 :  a Tanoan people occupying a pueblo in New Mexico

  2. 2 :  a member of the Sandia people

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Origin and Etymology of sandia

from Sandia, pueblo in central New Mexico


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Sandia

adjective san·dia \"\

Definition of Sandia

  1. :  of or belonging to a pre-Folsom hunting culture in New Mexico characterized by leaf-shaped spear points longer, thicker, and heavier than Folsom points and having a side shoulder at the base as an aid in hafting

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Origin and Etymology of sandia

from Sandia mountains, east of the Rio Grande, New Mexico, where remains of this culture were found


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