Huastec

noun
Huas·​tec
variants: or Huaxtec \ ˈwäˌstek \ or less commonly Huasteca \ wäˈstākə , -​tekə \ or Huasteco \ -​(ˌ)kō \
plural Huastec or Huastecs or Huaxtec or Huaxtecs

Definition of Huastec

1a : an Indian people of the states of San Luis Potosí, Veracruz, and Tamaulipas, Mexico
b : a member of such people
2 : the Mayan language of the Huastec people

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Other Words from Huastec

Huastecan \ (ˈ)wä¦stākən , -​tek-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Huastec

Spanish guasteco, guaxteco, huasteco, huaxteco, of American Indian origin

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“Huastec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Huastec. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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