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Adjective: Papuan  pa-pyoo-un
  1. Of or relating to Papua or its people or language
    "Papuan native crafts"; "Papuan vowels"
Noun: Papuan  pa-pyoo-un
  1. Any of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages
    - Papuan language
  2. A native or inhabitant of Papua New Guinea or New Guinea

Derived forms: Papuans

Type of: Indonesian, natural language, tongue

Part of: New Guinea

Encyclopedia: Papuan