See also: Caribe and Ca-ri-bê

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish caribe

NounEdit

caribe (plural caribes)

  1. piranha fish

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for caribe in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arawak kalingo, kalino, words used to designate strength and bravery.

AdjectiveEdit

caribe (plural caribes)

  1. Caribbean
  2. hot
    sol caribehot sun
  3. piranha fish

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: Caribaeus

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