Mayan

noun
Ma·​yan | \ ˈmī-ən How to pronounce Mayan (audio) \

Definition of Mayan

1 : a member of the peoples speaking Mayan languages
2 : an extensive language family of Central America and Mexico

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Mayan adjective

First Known Use of Mayan

1900, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Mayan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mayan. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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