Mazatec

noun
Maz·​a·​tec | \ ¦mazə¦tek \
variants: or Mazateco \ ˌmazəˈtā(ˌ)kō , -​te(-​ \ or less commonly Mazateca \ -​ākə , -​ekə \
plural Mazatec or Mazatecs or Mazateco or Mazatecos also Mazateca or Mazatecas

Definition of Mazatec

1a : a people of Oaxaca, Guerrero, and Veracruz, Mexico
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Mazatec people

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“Mazatec.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mazatec. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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