Mexican

noun
Mex·​i·​can | \ ˈmek-si-kən How to pronounce Mexican (audio) \

Definition of Mexican

1a : a native or inhabitant of Mexico
b : a person of Mexican descent
c Southwest : a person of mixed Spanish and Indian descent
2 : nahuatl

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Mexican adjective

First Known Use of Mexican

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of Mexican was in 1578

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“Mexican.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mexican. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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Mexican

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Mexican

: a person born, raised, or living in Mexico
: a person whose family is from Mexico

Mexican

adjective
Mex·​i·​can | \ ˈmek-si-kən How to pronounce Mexican (audio) \

Kids Definition of Mexican

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Mexico or its people Mexican food

Mexican

noun

Kids Definition of Mexican (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person born or living in Mexico

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