Cui·​ca·​tec | \ ˈkwēkəˌtek \
variants: or Cuicateco \ ˌkwēkəˈtā(ˌ)kō \
plural Cuicatec or Cuicatecs or Cuicateco or Cuicatecos

Definition of Cuicatec

1a : an Indian people of the district of Cuicatlan in the Mexican state of Oaxaca
b : a member of such people
2 : the Mixtecan language of the Cuicatec people

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History and Etymology for Cuicatec

Spanish cuicateco, of American Indian origin

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“Cuicatec.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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