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Anasazi

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noun An·a·sa·zi \ˌä-nə-ˈsä-zē\

Definition of Anasazi

plural Anasazi

  1. :  a prehistoric American Indian inhabitant of the canyons of northern Arizona and New Mexico and southwestern Colorado



Origin of anasazi

Navajo anaasází, literally, enemy ancestors


First Known Use: 1938

Rhymes with anasazi


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