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Ca·taw·ba 1

n. pl. Catawba or Ca·taw·bas
1. 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.
2. The Siouan language of the Catawba.

Ca·taw·ba 2

1. A reddish North American grape developed from the fox grape.
2. Wine made from this grape.

[After the Catawba (River).]


npl -ba or -bas
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people, formerly of South Carolina, now almost extinct
2. (Languages) their language, belonging to the Siouan family
3. (Brewing) a cultivated variety of red North American grape, widely grown in the eastern US
4. (Brewing) the wine made from these grapes


(kəˈtɔ bə)

n., pl. -bas, (esp. collectively) -ba for 1a.
1. a reddish variety of grape, grown in the eastern U.S.
2. a dry white wine made from this grape.
3. a member of an American Indian people who lived in the Catawba River valley of the Carolinas in the early 18th century.
4. a river flowing from W North Carolina into South Carolina, where it becomes the Wateree River.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Catawba - a member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Carolinas
Siouan, Sioux - a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
2.Catawba - slipskin grape; a reddish American table grape
fox grape - purplish-black wild grape of the eastern United States with tough skins that slip easily from the flesh; cultivated in many varieties
3.Catawba - the Siouan language spoken by the Catawba
Siouan language, Siouan - a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
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