Definition of Yaqui
1 : a member of an American Indian people of Sonora, Mexico
2 : the Uto-Aztecan language of the Yaqui people
Origin of yaqui
Mexican Spanish, alteration of earlier hiaqui, probably from Yaqui hiyaki, the Yaqui River
First Known Use: 1861
Definition of Yaquí
river 420 miles (676 kilometers) NW Mexico in Sonora flowing SW into Gulf of California
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