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Yaqui

noun Ya·qui \ˈyä-kē\

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

Rhymes with YAQUI

Yaquí

geographical name Ya·quí \yä-ˈkē\

Definition of YAQUÍ

river 420 miles (676 kilometers) NW Mexico in Sonora flowing SW into Gulf of California

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