Cakchiquel

noun
Cak·​chi·​quel
variants: or less commonly Cakchikel \ ¦käkchə̇¦kel \
plural Cakchiquel or Cakchiquels

Definition of Cakchiquel

1a : an Indian people of south central Guatemala
b : a member of such people
2 : a Mayan language of the Cakchiquel people

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History and Etymology for Cakchiquel

Spanish cakchiquel, cachiquel, of American Indian origin

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“Cakchiquel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cakchiquel. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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