Definition of Mixtec
plural Mixtec or Mixtecs
1 : the language of the Mixtec people
2 : a member of an American Indian people of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico
Origin of mixtec
American Spanish mixteco, from Nahuatl mixtēcatl, literally, inhabitant of Mixtlan (mountainous area of western Oaxaca), from mix- cloud + -tēcatl person (from)
First Known Use: 1850
Rhymes with mixtec
Atrek, Aztec, Baalbek, bed check, bedeck, Birkbeck, Bishkek, blank check, boatneck, breakneck, bull neck, cowl-neck, crew neck, cromlech, crookneck, cross-check, ewe-neck, exec, fact-check, flight deck, flyspeck, forecheck, foredeck, gooseneck, gut check, haček, hatcheck, henpeck, high tech, hook check, in check, Kazbek, kopeck, limbeck, longneck, low-tech, on deck, OPEC, parsec, paycheck, pinchbeck, poop deck, rain check, rebec, ringneck, roll-neck, roughneck, samekh, shipwreck, spell-check, spot-check, Steinbeck, sundeck, tape deck, tenrec, Toltec, Uzbek, V-neck, vo-tech, Waldeck, Warbeck, well deck, wryneck, xebec
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "Mixtec"
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