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Arawakan (n.)

language group formerly widespread in the West Indies and South America, 1910, from the self-designation of the Arawak people on continental South America. They were identical with, or closely related to the natives whom Columbus encountered on the islands, who were historically called Taino.

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Definitions of Arawakan
1
Arawakan (n.)
a member of a widespread group of Amerindians living in northeastern South America;
Synonyms: Arawak
Arawakan (n.)
a family of South American Indian languages spoken in northeastern South America;
Synonyms: Arawak
2
Arawakan (adj.)
of or relating to the peoples who speak the language of the Arawak;
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