Aguacatec

noun
Agua·ca·tec | \ ə-ˈgwä-kə-ˌtek \
plural Aguacatec or Aguacatecs

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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First Known Use of Aguacatec

1875, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for Aguacatec

borrowed from Spanish aguacateco, borrowed from Nahuatl (presumably āhuacatēcatl, inhabitant of Āhuacatlān, literally, “place of the avocados,” from āhuacatl “avocado” + -tlān, locative suffix)

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