Catawba meaning

kə-tôbə
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A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting territory along the Catawba River in North and South Carolina and now located in western South Carolina.
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The Siouan language of the Catawba.
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A reddish North American grape developed from the fox grape.
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A member of a North American Indian people now living in N South Carolina.
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The Siouan language of this people.
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Common name for the catawba grape, a cultivar of North American Vitis labrusca.
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Original and alternate common name for the various species of catalpa trees Catalpa.
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The Catawba rhododendron (Rhododendron catawbiense).
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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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(countable) A member of this people.
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A reddish American dessert grape.
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Wine made from this grape.
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Origin of catawba

  • After the Catawba (River)

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

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

    From Wiktionary

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

    From Wiktionary