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Uto–Aztecan

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noun Uto–Az·tec·an \ˌyü-tō-ˈaz-ˌte-kən\

Definition of Uto–Aztecan

  1. :  a family of American Indian languages spoken by peoples from the United States Great Basin south to Central America

Uto–Aztecan

adjective


Origin and Etymology of uto–aztecan

Ute + -o- + Aztec


First Known Use: 1891


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