Co·​to·​na·​me | \ ˌkōtəˈnä(ˌ)mā \
variants: or Cotonam \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌnäm , -​ˌnam \
plural Cotoname or Cotonames or Cotonam or Cotonams

Definition of Cotoname

1a : an Indian people of northeastern Mexico
b : a member of such people
2 : the Coahuiltecan language of the Cotoname people

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History and Etymology for Cotoname

Spanish cotoname, of American Indian origin

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“Cotoname.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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