Chinantec

noun
Chi·​nan·​tec | \ ˈchinənˌtek \
plural Chinantec or Chinantecs

Definition of Chinantec

1 : an Indian people of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico
2 : a member of the Chinantec people

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History and Etymology for Chinantec

Spanish chinanteca, of American Indian origin

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“Chinantec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinantec. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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