Loanwords from the Americas Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated Nov 28, 2019

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Definition Word % Correct
a suspended, swinging bed made of fabric or nettinghammock
93.6%
a black-and-white creature that can spray a strong, unpleasant odor when threatenedskunk
93.4%
a person who eats the flesh of other humanscannibal
91.5%
a powerful and destructive storm characterized by strong windshurricane
84.9%
an omnivorous mammal with a black mask and a ringed, bushy tailraccoon
84.4%
meat that has been cut into long strips and driedjerky
80%
a food prepared from ground roasted cacao beans chocolate
79.3%
a long narrow boat moved by a paddle with two bladeskayak
78.8%
a forest-dwelling ungulate known by its large, palmate antlersmoose
74.5%
a small fish with sharp teeth that eats the flesh of animalspiranha
73.3%
a blanket-like garment with a hole in the middle for the head poncho
71.2%
a pear-shaped fruit with a large seed and oily green fleshavocado
67.6%
Definition Word % Correct
a gourd cultivated as a vegetable or used for ornamentationsquash
65.4%
a starchy, edible tuber grown from the perennial nightshadepotato
63.6%
to broil or roast meat over hot coals or an open firebarbecue
60.2%
a communal feast to which attendees bring food to sharepotlatch
58.7%
a pirate who plunders foreign shipsbuccaneer
51.2%
a nocturnal, arboreal marsupial with a grey-and-white coatopossum
48.5%
a large, migratory deer that lives on the tundra and travels in herdscaribou
46.3%
a juicy fruit, usually red, that can be cooked or eaten rawtomato
43.2%
slang for inferior or illicit alcohol, particularly whiskyhooch
37%
a temperate grassland containing shrubs and scattered treessavanna
31.7%
a body of water that flows slowly through marshy landbayou
19.6%
a large, edible, burrowing clam native to the Pacific Northwestgeoduck
13.8%

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