Meaning of Arawak

Ar•a•wak

Pronunciation: (ar'u-wäk", -wak"), [key]
— pl. -waks, -wak.
  1. a member of an Indian people once widespread in the Antilles but now confined to northeastern South America.
  2. the language of the Arawaks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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