Allentiac

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adjective

Al·​len·​ti·​ac
əˈlentēˌak
variants or less commonly Allentiacan
¦alən¦tīəkən
: of, relating to, or characteristic of a people of the San Juan province of western Argentina

Allentiac

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noun

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plural -s
1
a
: a people of the San Juan province of western Argentina
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Allentiac people

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Allentiac from Spanish, of American Indian origin; Allentiacan from Spanish allentiac + English -an

First Known Use

Adjective

1858, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of Allentiac was in 1858

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“Allentiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Allentiac. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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