1. Proper noun.  A Native American people who inhabit the Carolinas.
  2. Proper noun.  (uncountable) The language of this people.
  3. Proper noun.  A river in the Carolinas which rises in the Blue Ridge Mountains and flows approximately 220 miles (350 km) before joining the Wateree River and ultimately flowing into the Atlantic. Image:Santeerivermap.png|thumb|The path of the Catawba river..
  4. Noun.  (countable) A member of this people.
  5. Noun.  A reddish American dessert grape.
  6. Noun.  Common name for the catawba grape, a cultivar of North American ''vitus labrusca''.
  7. Noun.  Original and alternate common name for the various species of catalpa trees.
  8. Noun.  The Catawba rhododendron (''Rhododendron catawbiense''). .

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