Carib meaning

kărĭb
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A member of a group of American Indian peoples of northern South America, the Lesser Antilles, and the eastern coast of Central America.
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Any of the languages of the Carib.
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A member of an Indian people that formerly inhabited the S West Indies and the N coast of South America, where some members of this people still remain.
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The family of languages of the Caribs.
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Any of the languages of these people.
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A member of this people.
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(law, sciences) Abbreviation of Caribbean.
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An American Indian people who inhabit the coast of Central and South America and the Lesser Antilles.
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Origin of carib

  • Spanish Caribe from earlier Carib karibna person, Carib

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arawak.

    From Wiktionary