Co·​com | \ kōˈkōm\
plural Cocom or Cocoms

Definition of Cocom

1 : a ruling Mayan people that dominated Yucatán until the war of 1201 along with the Itza and then became the sole overlords of the peninsula from 1201 to the revolution of 1485
2 : a member of the Cocom people — compare itza

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Spanish, of American Indian origin

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