Amus·​go | \ əˈmüsˌgō, -üz- \
plural Amusgo or Amusgos

Definition of Amusgo

1a : a people of the coast of Oaxaca and Guerrero, Mexico
b : a member of such people
2 : an Otomanguean language of the Amusgo people

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First Known Use of Amusgo

1875, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for Amusgo

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Amusgo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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