Allentiac

adjective
Al·​len·​ti·​ac | \ əˈlentēˌak\
variants: or less commonly Allentiacan \ ¦alən¦tīəkən \

Definition of Allentiac

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of a people of the San Juan province of western Argentina

Allentiac

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Allentiac (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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First Known Use of Allentiac

Adjective

1858, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Allentiac

Adjective

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

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