Catawba Definition

kə-tôbə
catawbas
noun
A member of a North American Indian people now living in N South Carolina.
Webster's New World
The Siouan language of this people.
Webster's New World
A cultivated variety of the fox grape, widely grown in the E U.S.
Webster's New World
A wine made from this grape.
Webster's New World

Original and alternate common name for the various species of catalpa trees Catalpa.

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pronoun

A Native American people who inhabit the Carolinas: the Iswa.

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(uncountable) The language of this people.

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A river in the Carolinas which rises in the Blue Ridge Mountains and flows approximately 220 miles (350 km) before joining the Wateree River and ultimately flowing into the Atlantic.
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Other Word Forms of Catawba

Noun

Singular:
Catawba
Plural:
catawbas

Origin of Catawba

  • From Catawba catawba (“catalpa tree”). See also catalpa.

    From Wiktionary

  • From catawba, as the tree was the people's totem.

    From Wiktionary

  • After the Catawba (River)

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

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