Definition of Aguacatec
1a : an Indian people living in the region of Aguacatan, Guatemala b : a member of such people
2 : the Mayan language of the Aguacatec people
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Origin and Etymology of aguacatec
borrowed from Spanish aguacateco, borrowed from Nahuatl (presumably āhuacatēcatl, inhabitant of Āhuacatlān, literally, “place of the avocados,” from āhuacatl “avocado” + -tlān, locative suffix)
First Known Use: 1875See Words from the same year
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