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n. pl. Jivaro or Ji·va·ros
Variant of Jibaro.
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1. (Anthropology & Ethnology)
a. a member of a group of sub-tribes native to the Amazonian forests of Peru and Ecuador, formerly noted for their warlike nature and head-shrinking rituals
b. (as modifier): Jivaro rituals.
2. (Languages) any of the languages spoken by the Jivaro people
[C19: from Spanish jíbaro, from Shuar shuar people]
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