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noun, plural Ga·li·bis, (especially collectively) Ga·li·bi.
  1. a member of an Indian people of French Guiana.
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Origin of Galibi

From Carib, dating back to 1890–95; see origin at cannibal
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British Dictionary definitions for galibi


  1. plural -bi or -bis a member of an American Indian people of French Guiana
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Carib family
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