Pronunciation: (kar'ib), [key]
—pl. -ibs, (esp. collectively) -ib. for 1.
1. a member of a group of Indian peoples formerly dominant through the Lesser Antilles, now found in small numbers in a few areas of the West Indies and in parts of Central America and northeastern South America.
2. the family of languages spoken by the Caribs.
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