plural Colotlan or Colotlans
: a Piman people in Jalisco, Mexico
: a member of the Colotlan people

Word History


borrowed from Spanish colotlán, from Colotlán, municipalty and river in northern Jalisco, borrowed from Nahuatl Cōlōtlān, from cōlō-, stem of cōlōtl "scorpion" + -tlān, locative suffix

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“Colotlan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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