Chichimec

noun Chi·chi·mec \ ˈchēchəˌmek \
variants: or Chichimeca or Chichimeco \-ˈmā(ˌ)kō\

Definition of Chichimec

plural Chichimec or Chichimecs or Chichimeca or Chichimecas or Chichimeco or Chichimecos
1 a :any one of the Nahuatlan peoples in Mexico before the rise of the Aztec empire
b :a warlike people of northern Mexico
c :a member of any such people
2 :the language of the Chichimec people

Chichimecan

\-mek-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of chichimec

Spanish chichimeca, from Nahuatl chichimecatl


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