Alaguilac

noun
Al·​a·​gui·​lac | \ ˌa-lə-gwē-ˈläk \
plural Alaguilac or Alaguilacs

Definition of Alaguilac

1a : a Nahuatlan people in eastern Guatemala
b : a member of such people
2 : the Uto-Aztecan language of the Alaguilac people

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First Known Use of Alaguilac

1823, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for Alaguilac

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Alaguilac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alaguilac. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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