Inca

noun
In·​ca | \ˈiŋ-kə \

Definition of Inca 

1a : a member of the Quechuan peoples of Peru maintaining an empire until the Spanish conquest

b : a king or noble of the Inca empire

2 : a member of any people under Inca influence

Other Words from Inca

Incaic \ in-​ˈkā-​ik \ adjective
Incan \ ˈiŋ-​kən \ adjective

First Known Use of Inca

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Inca

Spanish, from Quechua inka ruler of the Inca empire

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The first known use of Inca was in 1594

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