I. noun Etymology: probably ultimately from Catawba (Spanish spelling) Catapa, Cataba, name of a 16th century Catawba town Date: 1715 1. plural Catawba or Catawbas a member of an American Indian people of North Carolina and South Carolina 2. the language of the Catawba people 3. any of various wines produced from a pale red native American grape II. geographical name river 250 miles (402 kilometers) flowing S from W North Carolina into South Carolina — see Wateree

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