Jicaque

noun
Ji·​ca·​que
variants: or Xicaque \ hēˈkä(ˌ)kā \
plural Jicaque or Jicaques or Xicaque or Xicaques

Definition of Jicaque

1a : an Indian people of northern Honduras
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Jicaque people

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History and Etymology for Jicaque

Spanish, from Nahuatl xicaque, literally, ancient person

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“Jicaque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jicaque. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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