Carib Definition

kărĭb
caribs
noun
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.
Webster's New World
The family of languages of the Caribs.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
Carib IndianCaribbean language
pronoun

An American Indian people who inhabit the coast of Central and South America and the Lesser Antilles.

Wiktionary

Any of the languages of these people.

Wiktionary

(law, sciences) Abbreviation of Caribbean.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Carib

Noun

Singular:
carib
Plural:
caribs

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

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