Definition of Zapotec
: a member of an American Indian people of Oaxaca state, Mexico
Origin of zapotec
Spanish zapoteca, from Nahuatl tzapotēcah, plural of tzapotēcatl, literally, person of (the land of) sapodillas, from tzapotl sapodilla fruit + -tēcatl person (from)
First Known Use: 1843
Rhymes with zapotec
afterdeck, à la grecque, biotech, bodycheck, bottleneck, cashier's check, Chiang Kai-shek, countercheck, demi-sec, discotheque, double-check, double-deck, hunt-and-peck, leatherneck, littleneck, nanotech, neck and neck, New Quebec, Pont l'Évêque, quarterdeck, rubber check, rubberneck, shepherd's check, triple sec, turtleneck, weather deck, Yucatec
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